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Cebu Pacific ends 2018 with 71 aircraft in its fleet

Updated: Dec 23, 2018

CEB receives delivery of seventh A321CEO aircraft


Dubai, UAE, December 20, 2018:


The Philippines' leading airline, Cebu Pacific (PSE: CEB), receives delivery of a brand-new Airbus A321CEO (Current Engine Option) aircraft. The latest delivery completes the carrier’s order with Airbus for an additional seven A321CEO aircraft, which were delivered beginning in March 2018.

A321CEO aircraft of the Philippines' largest carrier, Cebu Pacific

Based on Airbus list price, the seven A321CEO aircraft have a total value of AED2.98 billion (USD812 million), and is on top of an existing order for 32 Airbus A321NEO (New Engine Option) aircraft. Cebu Pacific expects delivery of the first of its A321NEO aircraft from Airbus by the first quarter of 2019.

With a capacity of 230 seats, the A321CEOs of Cebu Pacific boasts of ergonomically designed seats by world-renowned manufacturer Recaro that allow for more distance and legroom between rows. Each seat is also equipped with a USB port which allows passengers to charge their mobile devices inflight.

To support expansion plans, Cebu Pacific has also ordered five Airbus A320NEO (new engine option) aircraft through an Operating Lease Agreement signed with Avolon Aerospace Leasing Limited, one of the largest aircraft leasing companies in the world. Deliveries of these aircraft will commence in the first half of 2019 and will be completed within the same year. The carrier is also expecting delivery of four (4) ATR 72-600 aircraft from 2019 to 2022 for use in inter-island domestic routes where jet operations are not possible.

To date, the Cebu Pacific fleet is comprised of 36 Airbus A320, seven (7) Airbus A321CEO, eight (8) Airbus A330, eight (8) ATR 72-500, and 12 ATR 72-600 aircraft. The ATR aircraft are used by its subsidiary Cebgo. Between 2019 and 2022, CEB expects delivery of five (5) Airbus A320NEO (New Engine Option) and 32 Airbus A321NEO aircraft; as well as four (4) ATR 72-600 aircraft. CEB boasts of one of the youngest fleets in the world, with an average fleet age of about 5.1 years.


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About Cebu Air Inc. (PSE: CEB)

Cebu Air Inc., operating as Cebu Pacific, 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.

CEB and subsidiary Cebgo fly to 37 domestic and 26 international destinations, with over 107 routes spanning Asia, Australia, the Middle East, and USA.

Cebu Pacific has achieved full compliance with the International Air Transport Association (IATA) Operational Safety Audit (IOSA)—considered as the accreditation with the highest standards for safety in the airline industry, joining a roster of 429 airlines worldwide that have strictly complied with the most stringent of international standards governing aviation safety.


For bookings and inquiries, guests can visit www.cebupacificair.com or call the reservation hotlines +971 4 354-5777 (Dubai) or +971 2 610-5211/+971 2 633-8700 (Abu Dhabi). The latest seat sales can be found on CEB’s official Twitter (@CebuPacificAir) and Facebook pages. Guests may also download the Cebu Pacific official mobile app on the App Store and Google Play. For media inquiries, please contact: Rhoze Ampuan Mobile: 058 206 9825 Email: rhoze@newperspectivemedia.co

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