Cebu Pacific takes delivery of 3 new Airbus jets

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Posted at May 10 2018 02:34 PM

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MANILA - Cebu Pacific said Thursday it took delivery of three more brand new Airbus A321 CEO jets, as it pursued a fleet modernization. 

The country's largest airline said it now has 65 aircraft, including 4 Airbus A321 CEO, 36 Airbus A320, 8 Airbus A330, 8 ATR 72-500 and 9 ATR 72-600.

The new A321 CEOs have a capacity of 230 seats, 50 seats more than previous models.

"Coupled with investments in avionics, this will enable CEB to operate more efficiently, and offer even lower fares to its customers," the airline said. 

Gokongwei-led Cebu Pacific said it invested $4.9 billion on its new A321 fleet, with deliveries of 3 A321 CEO and 32 A321 NEO spread from this year until 2022.