Cebu Pacific has increased its outstanding A320
orders to 15, with a new firm order for five aircraft.
Scheduled for delivery from 2013, the new
aircraft will join an existing A319 and A320 fleet flying on the
low cost carrier's extensive domestic and regional route network.
The initial batch of 10 aircraft is scheduled for delivery between
2010 and 2013.
"The A320 Family has played a key role in
enabling us to offer a high quality, value-based product," said
Lance Gokongwei, President and CEO of Cebu Pacific. "Our latest
order will make it possible for us to maintain our expected growth
pattern over the coming years. It will also help us to continue
our network expansion to reach more destinations across the
Manila-based Cebu Pacific is one of the leading low cost
carriers in Asia, flying to 46 domestic and international
destinations. Altogether, the carrier has now placed firm orders
for 27 A320 Family aircraft, with 12 already delivered. The
carrier currently operates 21 aircraft from the family, including
nine leased aircraft, with an average age for the fleet of just
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