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>PRESS RELEASES / November 12, 2014

Cebu Pacific accepts 52nd aircraft in time for holiday peak

Adds flight frequencies to key routes​


 


 Cebu Pacific's 52nd aircraft, brand-new Airbus A320 with Sharklets (Photo by Ajig Ibasco)


 

The Philippines' leading airline, Cebu Pacific (PSE: CEB), took delivery of its 52nd aircraft, a brand-new Airbus A320 with Sharklets. The aircraft arrived in Manila last Sunday, November 9, 2014. The brand-new Airbus A320 will be utilized for additional flight frequencies to key routes during the holiday peak travel period.

 

"We are glad to take delivery of another brand-new Airbus A320 with Sharklets. Today, CEB operates one of the youngest aircraft fleets in the world with an average age of 4.28 years. This latest order allows us to meet our fleet expansion requirements and to meet growing demand in the markets we serve," said Atty. Jorenz Tañada, CEB VP for Corporate Affairs.

 

CEB also announced that it will increase flight frequencies to 9 domestic and 3 international routes during the peak season. Beginning December 15, 2014, CEB will mount additional twice weekly flights for the Manila-Cebu and Manila-Tuguegarao routes, thrice weekly flights for the Manila-Dumaguete route, and four times weekly flights for the Manila-Zamboanga route.

 

Guests traveling from the Visayas region to Singapore can also expect additional weekly flights for the Iloilo-Singapore route (December 17, 2014 to January 14, 2015), and additional thrice weekly flights for the Cebu-Singapore route (December 19, 2014 – January 7, 2015). CEB will also utilize its larger Airbus A330 aircraft for some of its Manila-Singapore flights from December 15, 2014 to January 9, 2015.

 

For bookings and inquiries, guests can go to www.cebupacificair.com or call reservation hotlines (02)7020-888 or (032)230-8888. The latest seat sales can also be found on CEB's official Twitter (@cebupacificair) and Facebook pages.

 

CEB now operates a fleet of 52 aircraft comprised of 10 Airbus A319, 29 Airbus A320, 5 Airbus A330 and 8 ATR-72 500 aircraft. It is one of the most modern aircraft fleets in the world. Between 2015 and 2021, Cebu Pacific will take delivery of 9 more brand-new Airbus A320, 30 Airbus A321neo, and 1 Airbus A330 aircraft.

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About Cebu Air Inc. (PSE: CEB)

Cebu Air Inc. is the largest carrier in the Philippine air transportation industry, offering its low-cost services to more destinations and routes with higher flight frequency within the Philippines than any other airline​​​​​​​​​​​