Cebu Pacific (PSE:CEB), the largest flag carrier of the Philippines with headquarters in Metro Manila is all set to launch direct flights to Phuket, Thailand from August 16, 2013.
With the start of new flights CEB will be first airline to provide direct services to Phuket from Manila. The airline will provide direct flight to Phuket three times a week on every Monday, Wednesday and Friday using new Airbus A320 aircraft. The first flight to Bangkok will leave Manila at 8:00 pm and reach Phuket at 11 p.m. On the return journey, the flight will depart Phuket at 12 a.m. the next day, and reach Manila at 5:05 a.m.
Situated at a distance of 860 km south of Bangkok, the island of Phuket is synonymous with dive sites abundant beaches, and dazzling nightlife options.
The start of direct flights to Phuket will provide great options to tourists flying on this route.