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Mon, 26 March 2018

Cebu Pacific Takes Delivery of First Airbus A321ceo

Cebu Pacific has taken delivery of the the first of 39 new Airbus A321 aircraft.

 The first seven A321 deliveries comprise of the A321ceo (Current Engine Option) variants, with the next tranche of A321ceo deliveries scheduled in the coming months.

Aside from seven A321ceos, Cebu Pacific has an existing order of 32 Airbus A321neo (New Engine Option) aircraft, deliveries of which are expected to start by late-2018 until 2022.

Cebu Pacific Airbus A321ceo. Click to enlarge.

The A321ceos of Cebu Pacific boasts seats made by world-renowned seat manufacturer Recaro. Ergonomically designed with an angled backrest, each seat is also equipped with a USB port for passengers to charge their mobile devices inflight.

In addition, the new seats are 40% lighter than conventional economy-class seat models. Coupled with increased cabin space, the A321ceos of Cebu Pacific can easily accommodate 50 additional seats, bringing the total passenger capacity to 230 (an increase of seat capacity by 27%). The additional seating capacity will help further lower unit seat costs enabling CEB to pass on the benefits through lower fares to its customers.

The new aircraft supports Cebu Pacific’s expansion plans across the region, further boosting a network that now spans over 100 routes on 37 domestic and 26 international destinations.

 Cebu Pacific’s now 62-fleet is one of the most modern in the world, comprised of 1 Airbus A321ceo, 36 Airbus A320, 8 Airbus A330, 8 ATR 72-500, and 9 ATR 72-600.

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