Cebu Pacific took delivery of its 39th aircraft,
an Airbus A320, on Sunday, as part of its expansion plans in the
Asia Pacific region.
The aircraft is CEB’s 21st Airbus A320. The
airline’s fleet also comprises 10 Airbus A319 and 8 ATR 72-500
Between 2012 and 2021, Cebu Pacific will
take delivery of 21 more Airbus A320 and 30 Airbus A321neo
aircraft orders. It is slated to begin long-haul services in the
3rd quarter of 2013, with the arrival of 4 Airbus A330 aircraft
from 2013 to 2014.
CEB flew more than 6.9 million
passengers in the 1st half of 2012, a 17% system-wide growth
compared to the same period last year. It aims to serve a total of
14 million passengers for the full year 2012.
recently launched direct flights from Davao to Kalibo and Puerto
Princesa on 2 August 2012, and is slated to launch the
following flights: 4 October (Cebu-Coron), 5 October (Davao-Butuan,
Davao-Dipolog, Tacloban-Iloilo), and 20 October (Cagayan de Oro – Zamboanga).
Other new routes are: 8 November
(Iloilo-Hong Kong, Iloilo-General Santos) and 9 November 2012
(Iloilo-Singapore, Iloilo-Puerto Princesa, Cagayan de Oro –
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