Taiwan Tigerair starts flying to Cebu in the Philippines

The initial phase sees 4 flights per week

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Taiwan Tigerair starts flying between Taoyuan and Cebu Saturday (photo by Warrendering)

Taiwan Tigerair starts flying between Taoyuan and Cebu Saturday (photo by Warrendering) (By Wikimedia Commons)

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Taiwan Tigerair starts flights between the island of Cebu in the Philippines and Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport Saturday.

The airline, a low-cost affiliate of China Airlines, said that in the initial phase, there would be four flights a week, the Central News Agency reported.

Flight IT537 will leave Taoyuan at 10:35 p.m. on Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday, while flight IT538 takes off at 2:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Friday, Sunday and Monday.

Cebu City is the country’s second-largest town, and the region boasts numerous scenic mountain areas and islands with a rich aquatic life and brilliant beaches, the airline said.

Every season of the year in Cebu has suitable weather for holidaying, officials added.