The promo runs from June 12 until June 14, 2021, and covers the travel period from Nov.1, 2021 until March 26, 2022.
Gulf Today, Staff Reporter
As a special treat for the UAE-based Filipinos and other residents, the Philippines’ largest national flag carrier, Cebu Pacific (CEB), on Saturday launched a three-day airfare deal for Dubai to Manila flights for as low as Dh1 one-way base fare.
As the Philippines commemorates its 123rd Independence Day, CEB launched a special seat sale that gives everyone the right to fly to their local and international destination of choice-including Dubai to Manila flights-for as low as Dh1.
The latest travel deal runs from June 12 until June 14, allowing UAE-based Filipinos and other residents to mark the most patriotic date in the Philippine calendar by booking their flights to over 30 domestic routes and 16 international routes for travel between Nov.1, 2021 until March 26.
"As we continue celebrating our 25th anniversary amidst this pandemic, we want to keep doing what we can to support the recovery of our country’s travel and tourism industry. We look forward to enabling more people to travel to their favorite places again so we may all paint the skies yellow again for #MoreSmilesAhead,” said Candice Iyog, CEB Vice-President for Marketing & Customer Experience.
As part of the #CEBSuperSeatFest, the airfare deal allows everyone to plan ahead their vacation to explore the Philippines, which is home to some of the world’s most renowned tourist destinations such as Boracay, Bohol, Cebu, and Siargao. UAE-based Filipinos can also grab this opportunity to visit their hometown and spend quality time with their loved ones.
Apart from this, CEB also offers 25 per cent off on its CEB Fare Bundles so everyone can travel conveniently for less — GoEasy when you’re pre-booked your CEB Prepaid Baggage for that guaranteed hassle-free experience, or GoFlexi with our new and improved CEB Flexi that gives you the benefit of converting to a travel fund if you wish to postpone your trip!
CEB also permanently removed change fees to allow passengers to avail of unlimited rebooking, providing that much-needed flexibility during this time.
Guests are encouraged to make use of their Travel Funds to book new flights. Online payments will be accepted on all three days, whilst payment center options will be made available starting the second day.
CEB has been rated 7/7 stars by airlineratings.com for its COVID-19 compliance as it continues to implement a multi-layered approach to safety, in accordance with global aviation standards.
These include contactless procedures, thorough cleaning and disinfection protocols for all aircraft and facilities, mandatory wearing of masks and face shields for both passengers and crew, as well as Antigen testing for CEB frontliners before duty. On top of these, our aircraft are also equipped with hospital-grade HEPA filters with 99.99 per cent efficacy, keeping viruses at bay.
Cebu Pacific currently flies to 32 domestic destinations from its Manila and Cebu hubs, apart from six (6) other international destinations from Manila, namely Dubai, Hong Kong, Nagoya, Narita, Seoul, and Singapore.
Lieutenant General Guillermo Eleazar, the head of the PNP Joint Task Force COVID Shield, said he already instructed all his police commanders and their men to conduct what would amount to an online patrol to find such violators.
The campaign comes as a grateful response to UAE’s COVID-19 vaccination programme, which recently crossed 10 million. It encourages all Filipino UAE residents to place a customised frame on their Facebook profile photos.
In an unprecedented move initiated by the Supreme Court, the Philippines became the first country in the world to make it easier and less expensive for stateless individuals and asylum seekers to acquire Filipino citizenship.
"Our goal is to achieve zero COVID infection for two months in our villages. And I believe you can do it," Mayor Moreno said in handing the $2,000 to each of the village chairmen. "That's why we want to honour you for your achievement."
UAE's Embassy in London welcomed over 500 friends from the UK, UAE, and internationally to a grand reception at London’s famed Natural History Museum in South Kensington to commemorate 51 years since the founding of the UAE.
"On this day, we commemorate the bright memory of the Founding Fathers, led by the late Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan, and his brothers, the Founders of the Nation, as well as their determination, wisdom and vision that established the Union.”
President His Highness Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan said that the 51st UAE National Day is a day to recall lessons of the past, and look at the present with awareness and contemplation, while looking to the future with hope, optimism and confidence.