Passengers can soon fly directly between the cities of Iloilo and Tacloban, Leyte aboard Cebu Pacific Air, the Philippines’ top budget airline. The new flight route will be first direct air link between the Iloilo and Tacloban, which respectively serves as the regional capital of Western and Eastern Visayas.

Cebu Pacific recently announced its plans of making the Iloilo Airport as its newest flight-hub in the Philippines.

After all the new routes begin operations, passengers will be able to travel by air directly from Iloilo to Hong Kong, Singapore, Puerto Princesa, General Santos, and Tacloban aside from current flights to Manila, Cebu, and Davao.

Passengers board Cebu Pacific aircraft at the Iloilo International Airport

Iloilo – Tacloban flight details

Cebu Pacific will start direct flights between Iloilo and Tacloban on By October 5, 2012. It will run on a thrice weekly schedule (Mondays, Wednesday, and Fridays) and will be serviced by an ATR 72-500 aircraft. Here are more details

  • Iloilo (ILO) to Tacloban (TAC)
    • Flight #: 5J156
    • Frequency: thrice weekly (MWF)
    • Departure: 18:05
    • Arrival: 19:15
  • Tacloban (TAC) to Iloilo (ILO)
    • Flight #: 5J157
    • Frequency: thrice weekly (MWF)
    • Departure: 19:35
    • Arrival: 20:45

P488 Cebu Pacific Promo fare

If you’re interested to make reservations for this flight, Cebu Pacific is offering promo fares, as low as P488, on flights booked before August 9, 2012 for travel between October 4 to December 31, 2012.

  • Iloilo to General Santos*, Puerto Princesa* or Tacloban – P488 all in
  • Iloilo to Cebu – P688
  • Iloilo to Manila – P888
*travel period: Nov 8, – Dec. 31, 2012

View the latest promo fares and seat sales at Cebu Pacific Promo or all airline promos in the Philippines.