Cebu Pacific is a low cost carrier operating domestic and international services from its Manila base and three hubs. Regional destinations are served in Brunei, China, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam.
| Operating revenue (million)
||646 USD (2010)
| Passengers (million)
||37 aircraft in service
| AB 2010 financial ranking
| AB 2010 traffic ranking
Founded as Cebu Air. Acquired by Lance Y.Gokongwei's JG Summit Holdings in 1995. Launched domestic services under the Cebu Pacific Air brand in March 1996, following deregulation of the Philippine domestic market.
Initially flew seven daily flights between Cebu and Manila.
Temporarily grounded by the Philippine authorities in February 1998, resuming services in late March 1998, following government re-certification of its fleet.
Launched international services in November 2001, with the Manila-Hong Kong route.
Implemented a fleet renewal programme, replacing Douglas DC-9-30s with Airbus A319s and A320s between August 2004 and February 2007.
In December 2007, the Philippine Securities and Exchange Commission approved parent company Cebu Air's IPO.
Services to smaller domestic airports using ATR-72 turboprops began on 29 February 2008.
Generated 23.3 billion Philippine pesos ($ 542 million) through an IPO launched on 25 October 2010, selling just over 30% of the company to domestic and international investors. Bought back just over 4% of the shares in March 2011.