[WorldKings – World Almanac Event 2022] 34th anniversary of founding Cebu Pacific Air, Inc (August 26, 1988 – August 26, 2022)

26-08-2022

(WorldKings.org) Cebu Pacific Air, Inc., operating as Cebu Pacific, is a Philippine low-cost airline based on the grounds of Mactan-Cebu International Airport (MCIA Terminal 2), Lapu-Lapu City, Metro Cebu, in the Philippines. This is the second-largest airline in Philippines.

The airline is a subsidiary of JG Summit Holdings. Cebu Pacific is currently headed by Lance Gokongwei, presumptive heir of John Gokongwei, the chairman emeritus of JG Summit. As of January 2013, the company has 3,297 employees. 2,565 were from operations, 429 from the commercial departments, and 303 from the support departments.

 

 

The airline was established on 26 August 1988 and started operations on March 8, 1996. It initially started with 24 domestic flights daily among Metro Manila, Metro Cebu and Metro Davao. By the end of 2001, its operations had grown to about 80 daily flights to 18 domestic destinations.

In the 2000s (decade), Cebu Pacific was granted rights to operate international flights to the region, including Malaysia, Indonesia, Singapore, Thailand, South Korea, Hong Kong, and Guam. On 28 May 2008, Cebu Pacific was named as the world's number one airline in terms of growth. The airline was also ranked fifth in Asia for Budget Airline passengers transported and 23rd in the world.

 

 

In 2010, Cebu Pacific became the Philippines' largest airline based on number of passengers flown on domestic and international routes. According to Civil Aeronautics Board data, Cebu Pacific flew 2.45 million total passengers in the first quarter of 2010, nearly 110,000 more than Philippine Airlines, which carried 2.34 million systemwide during the same period.

Cebu Pacific currently flies to 36 domestic destinations and 26 international destinations in 16 countries across the Asia Pacific region. It has the most extensive domestic route network in the Philippines.

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