Cebu Airport celebrated the launch of Okay Airways’ new service from Xi’an with a traditional water arch salute. Flights operate three times weekly on 737-800s, with late evening departures from China on Tuesday’s, Thursday’s and Saturdays, and the return leg leaving the Philippines on Wednesday, Friday and Sunday mornings.
- Okay Airways began three times weekly flights between Xi’an (XIY) and Cebu (CEB) on 31 October. The 3,095-kilometre route is flown the carrier’s 737-800s and will face no direct competition. OAG schedules show that Okay Airways also began operating from Changsha to Kalibo on 29 October, and that it will commence two further services from China to the Philippines during November. It will add flights from Tianjin and Xi’an to Kalibo on the 7 and 8 of November respectively.