• Joe Breitfeller

Cebu Pacific to Launch Direct Weekly Service Between Manila and Surigao From January 16, 2021

The weekly Manila-Surigao service will operate on Saturdays and the route will be operated by the carrier’s wholly-owned subsidiary Cebgo utilizing ATR aircraft. The flight will depart Manila at 9:55 a.m. and arrive in Surigao at 12:15 p.m.


Cebu Pacific ATR 72-500 - Courtesy Cebu Pacific

On Tuesday (December 29, 2020), Cebu Pacific announced the launch of new direct service between Manila and Surigao from January 16, 2021. The flight will operate weekly on Saturdays, departing Manila at 9:55 a.m. and arriving at Surigao Airport at 12:15 p.m. The return flight departs Surigao at 12:35 p.m. and arrives at Manila’s Ninoy Aquino International Airport at 2:55 p.m. The route will be operated by Cubu Pacific’s wholly-owned subsidiary Cebgo and serviced with an ATR aircraft. Additionally, the carrier will resume service between Cebu and Surigao on Tuesdays from January 12, 2021.


In Today’s announcement, Cebu Pacific’s Vice President for Marketing and Customer Experience, Candice Iyog, said,


“We are very pleased to launch this direct flight between Manila and Surigao as we believe this will contribute to the recovery of the travel and tourism industry. There is pent up demand for travel and this direct connection will allow both residents and tourists alike to fly to and from Surigao conveniently starting next year, be it for leisure or business purposes.”


Guests traveling to the Province of Surigao del Norte will be required to present a negative RT-PCR test taken at least 48 hours prior to departure, a confirmed hotel booking for at least 15 days at a DOT accredited facility, a printed copy of the Province’s Health e-form and a valid ID card.


Currently, Cebu Pacific offers service to 30 domestic and five international destinations. The airline has received a 7/7 star rating from airlineratings.com for their multi-layered COVID-19 health and safety protocols including contactless procedures, thorough cleaning and disinfection, mandatory masks and face shields and mandatory Antigen testing for frontline team members. All Cebu Pacific aircraft are also fitted with hospital-grade HEPA filters which remove 99.99% of airborne particulates, including virus clusters.



Source: Cebu Pacific