Cebu Pacific Air 5J 211 became the first scheduled night flight to land at Laguindingan Airport. The historic flight took place yesterday carrying passengers from Mactan Cebu International Airport.
The said aircraft arrived at Laguindingan Airport at 8:20 PM. The return flight to Cebu departed at 8:40 PM and arrived safely at 9:35PM.
The public and private sector organized a warm Kagay-anon welcome for the passengers of the first ever scheduled night flight. Among those passengers was CDO photographer Tom Udasco who received special gifts from the Department of Tourism Region 10.
Tigerair Philippines is also set to begin serving Manila-CDO and vice versa night flight on March 29. The flight from Manila via DG 7806 will depart at 8:00 PM and arrive in Cagayan de Oro at 9:30PM. The return flight to Manila via DG 7807 will be departing at 10:10 PM and arrive in Manila at 11:40PM.
Photo by Tom Udasco and Froilan Gallardo/MindaNews