Cebu Pacific recently launched its thrice a week flights between Manila and Kuwait, the Philippine low cost airline’s second destination in the Middle East.
According to media source, the Gokongwei-led budget airline said the maiden flight departed at 9:30 p.m. (Manila time) yesterday.
The thrice a week flights to Kuwait depart at 9:30 p.m. (Manila time) and arrive in Kuwait at 3:10 a.m. (Kuwait time) every Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday.
Flights from Kuwait depart at 4:40 a.m. (Kuwait time) and arrive in Manila at 7:20 p.m. (Manila time) every Monday, Wednesday and Friday.
The Philippines budget airline is the only airline offering non-stop flights to Kuwait, using its brand-new Airbus A330-300 aircraft with a configuration of 436 all-economy class seats.
The airline also took delivery of its third Airbus A330-300 for the year. The brand-new Airbus-A330 arrived at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport yesterday. With this delivery, Cebu Pacific operates five wide-body Airbus A330 aircraft for its long-haul operations.
Moreover, Cebu Pacific will fly non-stop to and from Sydney four times a week, starting on September 9. Besides Sydney and Kuwait, Cebu Pacific operates long-haul direct flights between Manila and Dubai.
Cebu Pacific will take delivery of 11 more brand-new Airbus A320, 30 Airbus A321neo, and 1 Airbus A330 aircraft.