Cebu Pacific (CEB) is to launch direct flights from Manila to the Vietnamese capital, Hanoi, in March 2012. The twice-weekly service will start operations on 17 March, departing the Philippine capital on Tuesdays and Saturdays. Flights for this route are scheduled to depart Manila at, arriving in Hanoi at 0030. Return flights will leave Hanoi at 0100 every Wednesday and Sunday, and arrive in Manila at 0500. CEB also operates daily flights between Manila and Ho Chi Minh.