Cebu flies new A321s

SINGAPORE, 26 March 2018: The Philippines’ low-cost airline, Cebu Pacific, received the first of its 39 A321 aircraft last week.

The Airbus A321 is an efficient single-aisle jetliner, the longest and widest among all single-aisle aircraft.

While it can accommodate more seats and cargo, the A321 also provides improved passenger comfort.

Cebu Pacific welcomes the first of its 39 Airbus A321 aircraft, which will immediately enter commercial service in time for the summer peak travel season

The first seven A321 deliveries consist of the A321ceo (Current Engine Option) variants, with the next tranche of A321ceo deliveries scheduled in the coming months.

Aside from seven A321ceos, Cebu Pacific has an existing order for 32 Airbus A321neo (New Engine Option) aircraft, deliveries of which are expected to start by late-2018 until 2022.

Seats in the A321ceos are equipped with a USB port for passengers to conveniently charge their mobile devices inflight. Its innovative design also allows for more distance and legroom between seat rows.

The aircraft can accommodate 50 additional seats, raising the capacity to 230 (up 27%).

Cebu Pacific has 62 aircraft consisting of one Airbus A321ceo, 36 Airbus A320, eight Airbus A330, eight ATR 72-500, and nine ATR 72-600.