Cebu Pacific maintains its status as the largest airline in the country
Cebu Pacific with a growth rate of 13 percent has maintained its status as the country’s largest airline.
Philippines’ Civil Aeronautics Board showed that the airlines flew a total of 4,088,493 domestic passengers, a 1.2 million more than that of flag carrier Philippine Airlines (PAL), and a 48.75 percent of the market’s share.
Cebu Pacific, owned by Chinese-Filipino tycoon Gokongwei, operates with 21 Airbus and 8 ATR 72-500, also flies to Brunei, Guangzhou, Shanghai, Osaka, Seoul (Incheon), Jakarta, Singapore, Ho Chi Minh, Taipei, Macau, , Singapore, Bangkok, Kota Kinabalu and Kuala Lumpur. The airline’s Beijing service will be launched on September 5.
The company aims to fly 10 million passengers this year, an official said.