Cebu Pacific, the largest low-cost carrier in the Philippines has taken delivery of its first A321neo.
The new addition complements the Manila-based airline’s Airbus fleet, which currently includes 43 A320 Family aircraft and eight A330-300 widebodies.
Cebu Pacific has ordered 32 A321neo aircraft directly from Airbus, and will receive another five A320neo leased from Dublin-based Avolon. These will support the carrier’s expansion and fleet renewal programme.
The A321neo aircraft for Cebu Pacific features 236 seats in a single class configuration.
The aircraft is powered by Pratt and Whitney PurePower GTF engines.
Airbus A320neo family
The A320neo and its derivative aircraft offer improved operational efficiency, comfort and range. It incorporates the latest technologies, including new generation engines, delivering 20 percent fuel cost savings. Airbus has had over 6,100 orders from over 100 customers since its launch in 2010.
About Cebu Pacific
Cebu Pacific is a low-cost carrier with scheduled flights to both domestic and international destinations. Its main base is Ninoy Aquino International Airport in Manila.
Routes: Cebu Pacific offers services to more than 30 destinations in the Philippines and 26 international destinations, spanning Asia, Australia, the Middle East, and USA.
Fleet: Cebu Pacific operates a fleet of more than 60 aircraft, currently comprising:
- 5 Airbus A321ceo
- 36 Airbus A320
- 8 Airbus A330
- 8 ATR 72-500
- 10 ATR 72-600
Between 2018 and 2022, Cebu Pacific will take delivery of 32 Airbus A321neos, 2 more Airbus A321 ceos and 6 ATR 72-600.
N.B. Image credit: Airbus