The Philippines’ leading airline, Cebu Pacific (PSE: CEB), has airlifted more than 80 million COVID-19 vaccine doses across the country since 2021.
CEB has transported over 21 million doses from January to December 19, 2022. The life-saving vaccines were distributed to 31 provinces, namely: Bacolod, Basilan, Boracay, Bohol, Butuan, Cagayan de Oro, Cauayan, Cebu, Coron, Cotabato, Davao, Dipolog, Dumaguete, General Santos, Iloilo, Jolo, Kalibo, Legazpi, Masbate, Naga, Ozamiz, Pagadian, Puerto Princesa, Roxas, San Jose, Siargao, Tacloban, Tuguegarao, Tawi-Tawi, Virac, and Zamboanga since March of last year and has continued to do so until end of this year.
With 4 million vaccine doses to date, Legazpi has received the highest number of vaccine shipments, followed by Cagayan de Oro, Tacloban, Cotabato and Zamboanga.
“We continue to support our country’s continuous fight against COVID-19. We are one with the government in ensuring the safe and timely delivery of vaccine doses across our domestic network as we all welcome the new year and adjust our lives to the new normal,” said Alex Reyes, Chief Strategy Officer at Cebu Pacific.
All vaccines were subjected to the most stringent procedures to guarantee potency and efficacy until its arrival at the designated stations.
CEB has attained 100% vaccination rate for its active flying crew through its very own employee vaccination program, JG Summit COVID Protect, and various partnerships with local government units in the country. About 98% of the active flying crew have been boosted to ensure the continued safety of employees and passengers.