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Cebu Pacific resumes Manila-Dubai route starting July 12

Cebu Pacific (CEB), the Philippines’ largest national flag-carrier, will resume its flights from Manila to Dubai starting July 12.
The flight (5J 18) will depart every Sunday at 6:55pm (Philippine Standard Time) from Manila, and Dubai to Manila (5J 19) every Monday at 3:30am (UAE Standard Time), beginning July 12.
In line with the safety measures implemented by the Dubai government, passengers traveling to the emirate are required to obtain travel and health insurance coverage before arrival, as required by Dubai Civil Aviation Authority. Guests without valid health insurance may be denied check-in or boarding. They must also register on the Covid-19 DXB app beforehand.
UAE residence visa-holders, meanwhile, will also need return approvals from the General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs in order to enter Dubai.
Upon arrival, all passengers need to undergo Polymerase chain reaction (PCR) tests at Dubai Airports.
Government quarantine and travel regulations will apply for all passengers flying between Manila and Dubai. Upon arrival in Manila, all passengers will be subjected to testing and mandatory 14-day quarantine.
Passengers on these flights are urged to follow Contact Flights guidelines, such as wearing of masks, online check-in, being at the airport 3 hours before the flight, being at the counter before it closes 1 hour before flight, bringing a maximum of one hand-carry per person, undertaking contactless boarding procedures, and observing physical distancing.
Guests on cancelled Manila-Dubai-Manila flights may avail of any flexible options including rebooking online through the “Manage Booking” portal in the Cebu Pacific website (
Domestic flight schedules
Cebu Pacific and Cebgo are operating a limited number of domestic flights, as aligned with regulations issued by the Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF) as well as limitations and restrictions set by the concerned local government agencies/units. An updated list is found in the Cebu Pacific website, All other previously scheduled domestic flights that are not in the updated list are cancelled. - TradeArabia News Service