It may have been around 01:00 but there was still a friendly welcome banner at Cebu to greet passengers on t’way air’s first flight from Daegu, on 16 December. The five times weekly service faces no competition and is the airline’s first route to the Philippines.
- t’way air has increased the number of international routes it operates from Daegu (TAE) from four to six in the last week. On 13 December the South Korean LCC began three times weekly flights on the 2,074-kilometre route to Hong Kong (HKG). Two days later it launched five times weekly flights on the 2,882-kilometre route to Cebu (CEB) in the Philippines. The Cebu service arrives in the Philippines at 00:25 in the morning and departs again at 01:25. Both routes will be flown by the airline’s 737-800 fleet and neither route faces direct competition. t’way air’s other international services from Daegu are to Fukuoka, Osaka and Tokyo in Japan, as well as Taipei in Taiwan.