Cebu Pacific Takes Delivery of Ninth New Airbus A321neo ‘Eco-Plane’
Cebu Pacific has taken delivery of their ninth new Airbus A321neo ‘Eco-Plane’ as part of their ongoing efforts to integrate eco-friendly initiatives across their operations. CEB operates one of the youngest fleets in the world with an average age of 5.75 years.
On Wednesday (May 19, 2021), Cebu Pacific, the Philippines’ leading carrier, announced the delivery of their ninth brand-new Airbus A321neo. The aircraft, which the carrier calls an ‘Eco-Plane’, offers a 20 percent reduction in fuel burn and a 50 percent smaller noise footprint compared to previous generation aircraft. Cebu Pacific is currently transitioning to an all-neo fleet as part of their commitment to reduce carbon emissions and contribute to the company’s sustainability goals. The airline operates one of the world’s youngest fleets, with an average age of only 5.75 years.
In Wednesday’s announcement, Cebu Pacific’s Chief Strategy Officer, Alex Reyes, said,
“We are happy to continue moving forward with our long-term fleet plan in line with our commitment to keep providing safe and affordable travel for everyJuan. Now more than ever, ensuring our operations are as efficient and sustainable as possible is of top priority and we are glad to have started with this journey even before the pandemic.”
CEB’s new A321neo will enter service this month and will de deployed on various domestic routes in the Philippines. Cebu Pacific currently offers service to 44 domestic destinations and operates a fleet of 75 aircraft, including nine Airbus A321neos, 25 A320s, seven A321ceos, five A320neos, seven A330s, six ATR72-500s and 13 ATR 72-600s. The carrier also operates one A330 freighter and two ATR freighters.
Source: Cebu Pacific