Cebu Pacific has signed a Purchase Agreement
with Airbus for the order of 15 A320neo family aircraft, including
up to 10 A321XLR.
The aircraft are scheduled for delivery between
2021 and 2024, and are valued at US$2 billion
at current list prices.
The Purchase Agreement is part of the MOU signed
by Cebu Pacific with Airbus at the Paris Air Show in June 2019 for
an order of 31 next generation aircraft.
The Purchase Agreement for 16 widebody
A330neo aircraft was finalised in October, and this latest
Purchase Agreement completes the remaining part of the MOU.
The A321XLR is the next evolutionary step for
the A321LR, responding to market needs for even more range and
payload. The single aisle aircraft will have a range of up to
Year-to-date, Cebu Pacific has accepted delivery
of 10 brand-new aircraft - five Airbus A321neo and four A320neo,
as well as an ATR 72-600.
There are now
75 aircraft in Cebu Pacific's fleet, including seven Airbus A321ceo, 30 Airbus A320, eight
A330, seven ATR 72-500, 12 ATR 72-600, and an ATR Cargo Freighter.
The ATR aircraft is used by subsidiary Cebgo to service
inter-island flights in Philippines where jet operations are not
Cebu Pacific boasts of one of the youngest
fleets in the world, with an average fleet age of five years.