Cebu Pacific Air has appointed Hong Kong
Aircraft Engineering Company (HAECO) as the provider of
engineering services for its fleet of up to eight Airbus A330-300
The HAECO group will provide Inventory Technical
Management (ITM) and Fleet Technical Management (FTM) services for
Cebu Pacific’s wide-body fleet of A330-300 aircraft.
include detailed planning of regular comprehensive maintenance
checks, pool management of components, management of component
repairs and overhauls, as well as 24/7 AOG support.
Cebu Pacific will use the Airbus A330s to launch
long-haul operations in the second half of 2013.
Dubai will be the airline’s first long-haul destination.
“When we launch long-haul
operations, we intend to serve destinations where a large number
of Filipinos reside, such as the Middle East and Australia,” said
Cebu Pacific President and CEO, Lance Gokongwei.
“In choosing HAECO, Cebu Pacific can tap into the expertise that
HAECO has built up with the A330. The efficiencies resulting from
the sharing of parts inventories and HAECO’s strong technical
capabilities will assist the airline in providing low fares on
in Hong Kong, the HAECO group provides maintenance
services to many of the world’s largest Airbus A330 fleets for airlines in the Asia Pacific region.
The Airbus A330 aircraft has a range of up to 11
hours, longer than Cebu Pacific’s current fleet mainstay, the
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