The New Sunlight Air Cebu-Iloilo Route Takes Flight!

Planning a trip to Iloilo City, the Philippines’ first UNESCO Creative City for Gastronomy, just got easier. The new Sunlight Air Cebu-Iloilo route will start to take off on 1 Jul 2024, making Iloilo City more accessible than ever before.

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Details on the route

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This exciting new route connects Cebu International Airport with Iloilo International Airport. Sunlight Air joins forces with other airlines on this route, providing travellers with more frequent flights between these two Visayan hubs. This also eliminates the need for a time-consuming stopover in Manila, allowing for smoother connections within the Philippines or to international destinations.

Here’s a quick rundown of Sunlight Air’s Cebu-Iloilo flight schedule:

  • Frequency: Three times a week (Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays)
  • Flight from Cebu (Mactan-Cebu International Airport) to Iloilo (Iloilo International Airport):
    • Flight Number: 2R 869
    • Duration: 1 hour
    • Departure Time: 6.10pm
    • Arrival Time (Iloilo): 7.10pm
  • Flight from Iloilo to Cebu:
    • Flight Number: 2R 870
    • Duration: 50 minutes
    • Departure Time: 7.30pm
    • Arrival Time (Cebu): 8.20pm

To celebrate this new route, Sunlight Air is offering irresistible introductory fares for the Cebu-Iloilo route. Also, book your flights between 30 May 2024 and 2 Jun 2024 to score one-way base fares starting at just ₱288! These discounted fares are valid for flights taking place between 1 Jul 2024 and 15 Dec 2024.

Important Fare Details:

  • Discounted fares are non-refundable and cannot be rebooked.
  • The special rate includes a carry-on baggage allowance of only 7kg.
  • Lastly, additional fees may apply for checked luggage and other optional services.

Explore the beauty of Iloilo City

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Nestled on the southeastern coast of Panay Island, Iloilo City is the capital of Iloilo Province. This captivating city also boasts a rich history, evident in its century-old churches and heritage houses. But Iloilo City also truly shines when it comes to food! Deservedly recognized as a UNESCO Creative City for Gastronomy in 2023, Iloilo City is also a paradise for any foodie.

Beyond its cultural and historical treasures, Iloilo City offers a smorgasbord of culinary delights. Don’t miss your chance to also indulge in local specialties like pancit molo, la paz batchoy, kansi, KBL (kare-kare with bagnet), and an abundance of fresh seafood dishes.

Also read: Additional Cebu Pacific Manila to Don Mueang Flights Available This July

With the route and special introductory fares, there’s no better time to embark on an unforgettable adventure to Iloilo City. So, book your flights today! Prepare to be captivated by the rich culture, fascinating history, and mouthwatering cuisine of this vibrant Philippine destination!


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