15-Mar-2012 12:36 PM

Cebu Pacific aims to expand fleet to 53 aircraft by end of 2014

Cebu Pacific announced (14-Mar-2012) it intends to expand its fleet to 53 aircraft by the end of 2014. These aircraft will allow the LCC to increase frequencies on current routes as well as to expand its network. Four of the aircraft will be A330 aircraft which will be used on long haul services from the Philippines. As at 31-Dec-2011, the airline had a fleet of 37 aircraft, consisting of eight ATR 72-500s, 10 A319s, and 19 A320s. All the aircraft are owned by the airline except for 11 A320s which are held under an operating lease. Cebu Pacific also stated it placed an order for seven A320 aircraft to be delivered between 2015 and 2016, and for 30 A321neo aircraft with an option for another 10. A delivery date for the A321neo aircraft was not disclosed. [more – original PR]

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