New aircraft delivery. The Philippines’ largest national flag carrier, Cebu Pacific Air (PSE:CEB) took delivery of its 43rd aircraft last March 7, 2013, just in time for CEB’s 17th anniversary.
Acquired brand-new from the Airbus facility in Hamburg, Germany, CEB’s 43rd aircraft is the 2nd Airbus A320 aircraft in the Philippines equipped with Sharklets, a new fuel-saving wing tip device. CEB now operates the largest Airbus fleet in the Philippines with 25 Airbus A320 and 10 A319 aircraft. It also operates 8 ATR 72-500 aircraft.
With this fleet, CEB is set to add flights during the Holy Week period to accommodate demand, and provide more opportunities for travel.
It will mount an additional daily flight from Manila to Hong Kong from March 20 to 30, 2013. There will also be an additional flight from Manila to Legazpi on March 27-28, as well as an additional flight from Manila to Naga on March 28 and 30.
Travelers bound for Puerto Princesa from Manila may also book seats on CEB’s additional flight on March 29, 2013. Bookings may be done through www.cebupacificair.com or reservation hotlines (02)7020-888 or (032)230-8888.
CEB operates the most extensive network in the Philippines with 34 domestic destinations and hubs in Manila, Cebu, Clark, Iloilo, Kalibo and Davao. It offers 21 international destinations, namely Bangkok, Bali, Beijing, Brunei, Busan, Dubai, Guangzhou, Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh, Hong Kong, Incheon (Seoul), Jakarta, Kota Kinabalu, Kuala Lumpur, Macau, Osaka, Shanghai, Siem Reap, Singapore, Taipei and Xiamen.
Between 2013 and 2021, Cebu Pacific will take delivery of 51 more aircraft: 17 Airbus A320, 30 Airbus A321neo and 4 A330-300 aircraft orders.