Cebu Pacific offers P99 fare for Dubai

Posted at 05/07/2013 4:02 PM | Updated as of 05/07/2013 4:02 PM

MANILA, Philippines - Cebu Pacific is offering travelers a chance to visit Dubai for only P99. 

The budget carrier is holding a P99 (AED100) seat sale from May 7 to 9, with the tickets for travel from October 7 to December 31.

Cebu Pacific is launching direct daily flights between Manila and Dubai on October 7, using Airbus A330-300 aircraft. This will be the airline's first long haul destination. 

The flight from Manila to Dubai is scheduled to depart at 4:40 p.m., while while flights from Dubai to Manila depart at 11:10 p.m.. Guests can also enjoy WiFi connectivity inflight.

With a base fare of P99 (AED100), an all-inclusive one-way ticket amounts to approximately P7,500 (AED717). This includes country taxes, 15 kilos baggage allowance, meals, admin fee and fuel surcharges. After the seat sale, lowest year-round base fares start at P6,999.

"CEB is proud to be the only Filipino carrier to fly direct to Dubai. Instead of multiple stops and connecting flights, our passengers can reach Dubai or Manila in just nine hours," said CEB VP for Marketing and Distribution Candice Iyog.

The airline is also launching flights from Cebu to both Masbate (June 1) and Taipei (July 5).