AirAsia Philippines relaunches Cebu hub
Mactan-Cebu Airport for AirAsia Philippines hub relaunch
Mactan-Cebu International Airport has received a boost with AirAsia Philippines relaunching its Cebu hub, operating additional domestic services, as well as international services to Seoul and Kuala Lumpur.
“Every resumption of airline operation, every reinstatement of routes, and every passenger arriving in Cebu is a celebration,” said Aines Librodo, Head of Airline Marketing and Tourism Development of GMR MEGAWIDE Cebu Airport Corporation (GMCAC). “The resumption of Philippines AirAsia Cebu hub is a big celebration, and we will continue to hold hands with Philippines AirAsia, together with the local government of Cebu, the Department of Tourism, and all tourism and travel stakeholders, to push for the recovery of tourism in Cebu.”
On 16 August 2022, AirAsia began operating four weekly flights to Cagayan De Oro and Davao, while Puerto Princesa starts on 2 September 2022.
Meanwhile, a three times weekly service to Seoul Incheon launched on 16 August 2022, and a three times weekly route to Kuala Lumpur launches on 21 September 2022.
“The reopening of our Cebu hub signifies AirAsia’s commitment to improving connectivity and providing the best options among guests not only for flights but also with our partner hotels, tour providers and merchants,” said Ricky Isla, Chief Executive Officer, Philippines AirAsia.
Today, Philippines AirAsia flies four times daily from Manila to Cebu and three times weekly from Caticlan (Boracay) to Cebu.