Airbus has won a firm order from Cebu Pacific for two A330-300s. The Manila-based carrier currently operates a fleet of six A330s on long haul flights to the Middle East and Australia, as well as on domestic and regional routes.
“The A330 has proven to be the right choice for our long haul low fare product,” said Lance Gokongwei, Cebu Pacific President and Chief Executive Officer. “The newly ordered aircraft will enable us to add more long haul routes, including the launch of our first flights to the US. We are excited to be expanding our widebody fleet, offering more low fare options for our customers to fly further than ever before.”
John Leahy, Airbus Chief Operating Officer Customers, added: “This order from Cebu Pacific is another endorsement of the unrivalled efficiency of the A330 for profitable long haul low-cost services. Combining low operating costs, proven reliability and a great passenger experience, the A330 is the clear preferred choice of airlines in this competitive market segment. We are looking forward to working with Cebu Pacific as it grows its long haul services and flies to more destinations across the world.”