Cebu Pacific has launched thrice weekly flights
between Manila and Fukuoka,
the airline's fourth destination in Japan.
service is operated every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday,
departing Manila at 14:15 to arrive in Fukuoka at 18:55. The
return flight departs Fukuoka at 20:00 and arrives in Manila at
The flights are operated with 180 all-economy class
Airbus A320 aircraft.
Cebu Pacific in Japan
Aside from Fukuoka, Cebu Pacific operates direct
flights from Manila to Osaka, Tokyo (Narita) and Nagoya, and from
Cebu to Tokyo (Narita).
Japan is one of the airline's most popular
international destinations from the Philippines. Latest data from
the Japan National Tourism Organization show that Filipino tourist
arrivals in Japan surged by 44% to more than 211,000 from January
to October 2015, compared to the same period last year.
Meanwhile, for the first nine months of
this year, Japan ranked 3rd when it comes to the Philippines'
foreign tourist arrival sources.
The new direct route opens up the
Philippines to more Japanese travelers, who can utilize Cebu
extensive domestic network to explore various island
destinations via Manila.
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