Cebu Pacific receives 30th A320 aircraft

Aviation Updates Philippines - Cebu Pacific Air, the Philippines' leading low-cost carrier, recently received its 30th Airbus A320-200 aircraft, fresh from the Airbus Assembly Line. RP-C4102 (the aircraft's registration) arrived at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport on January 25, 2015.

Cebu Pacific's newest Airbus A320-200
(PHOTO) Ajig Ibasco

This new delivery brings its fleet to 53 aircraft, compromising of 30 Airbus A320, 10 Airbus A319, 5 Airbus A330 and 8 ATR-72 500 aircraft. As described by its website, Cebu Pacific operates the youngest fleet in the Asian region.

According to the press release, the brand-new Airbus A320 is the airline's eleventh aircraft that comes equipped with Sharklets. These sharklets are 2.4 meter wingtip devices that enable lesser fuel burn by 4 percent and lower emissions. The carrier decided to equip their Airbus A320 aircraft with sharklets in 2012.

Between 2015 and 2021, Cebu Pacific will take delivery of 8 more brand-new Airbus A320, 30 Airbus A321neo, and 1 Airbus A330 aircraft. In the first quarter of 2015, Cebu Pacific is scheduled to take delivery of another Airbus A320-200 aircraft which will be used for flight expansions.

Cebu Pacific Air 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.​