Cebu Pacific flew 8 million passengers in H1
2014, an increase of about 8% over 7.5 million passengers flown in
the same period last year.
In June 2014, Cebu Pacific carried 1.3 million
passengers, an increase of 9.5% over 1.2 million passengers flown
in June 2013. Cebu Pacific flights were, on average, about 85%
full during this period.
The airline achieved notable H1 2014 passenger
growth in several international tourism and trade markets, such as
Japan, Indonesia and Taiwan contributing to foreign tourist
arrivals in the country.
“As Cebu Pacific
continues to expand its network in Asia Pacific, the Middle East
and Australia, we are proud to offer the fastest, most affordable
access to the widest network to and from the Philippines. We look
forward to serving even more travellers in these regions,” said
Atty. Jorenz Tañada, Cebu Pacific VP – Corporate Affairs.
Cebu Pacific is set to begin its thrice weekly service
between Manila and Kuwait on 2 September 2014, and its four times
weekly service from Manila and Sydney, Australia on 9 September
Cebu Pacific currently operates a
fleet of 50 aircraft composed of 10 Airbus A319, 28 Airbus A320, 4
Airbus A330 and 8 ATR-72 500 aircraft. Its fleet is one of the
youngest aircraft fleets in the world. Between 2014 and 2021, Cebu
Pacific will take delivery of 11 more Airbus A320, 30 Airbus
A321neo, and 2 Airbus A330 aircraft.
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