Thursday, July 17, 2014

Tigerair Philippines Inaugural MNL-CGY-MNL Flight

15 July 2014
Languindingan Airport (CGY)
Languindingan, Misamis Oriental

On this day marks another milestone for Tigerair Philippines as they inaugurated their flights Manila to Cagayan de Oro and vice versa. Flight DG7804 started from Manila's NAIA Terminal 4 (the old domestic airport) at 10:00am and arrived here in Laguindingan Airport at 11:30am.

Before the said flight arrived. Tigerair Philippines offered a simple program. Speeches from different sector s as they welcome with a joyful heart for this Inaugural flight.

Tigerair Philippines’ Head of Corporate Affairs Atty. Leilani de Leon
Tigerair Philippines’ Head of Corporate Affairs Atty. Leilani de Leon welcomed the guests on behalf of Tigerair. She also said that soon they will launch Cebu-Cagayan de Oro-Cebu flights.

President of Cagayan de Oro Hotel, Resorts and Restaurant Association (COHARA) Ms. Nelia Lee
President of Cagayan de Oro Hotel, Resorts and Restaurant Association (COHARA) Ms. Nelia Lee said with Tigerair’s launching Laguindingan Airport now have 18 daily flights that can boost the Cagayan de Oro City's and Misamis Oriental's Hospitality and Tourism Sector.

Department of Tourism Region Ten Officer Ms. Ma. Elena Manalo
Department of Tourism Region Ten Officer Ms. Ma. Elena Manalo agrees with Ms. Lee and they are both enthusiastic for international flights to and from this airport. "CGY to/from Singapore or Hong Kong" she added.

Laguindingan Airport Authority Manager Mr. Jose Budiongan
Laguindingan Airport Authority Manager Mr. Jose Budiongan said that the flights does add to pursuing the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP) vision "The future is in the skies". "Fly high, Laguindingan Airport!" he added in a cheer.

The Inaugural Speaker was the honorable Misamis Oriental Governor Bambi Emano.


The governor reiterates that he will support anyone that can help the province's economy and tourism growth. "Mis Or has 50 five-zero waterfalls and we are developing it as a tourist attraction" he added.

After the governor's speech, Tigerair represented by Atty. de Leon awarded a round trip ticket (CGY-MNL-CGY) to Mr. Kenneth Osip the lucky passenger who is the first to check in for the CGY-MNL flight DG7805.


All the said VIPs are asked to gather for the Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for the launch of flight DG7805 (CGY-MNL) which is scheduled to leave this airport at 12:30pm.


At last! Flight DG7804 (MNL-CGY) has arrived. They utilized an Airbus A320-232 with a seating capacity of 180 passengers.

RP-C5319 an Airbus A320-232
After the disembarkation, Gate 2 is opened for the passengers of flight DG7805.



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We too can experience Tigerair Philippines. Book your flights at cebupacificair.com and look for the blue plane icon or flights that starts at "DG". Have a great and pleasant flight.