Low-cost carrier Cebu Pacific said on Monday that it took delivery of its 28th Airbus A320 aircraft on Sunday.
The brand-new “Sharklets”-equipped Airbus A320 aircraft also carried 4.1 tons of medical equipment for Super Typhoon Yolanda affected regions.
The delivery flight arrived in Manila with one doctor, two nurses, and one coordinator onboard.
The Gokongwei-led airline said that the humanitarian mission flight was organized by Cebu Pacific Air and the Airbus Foundation in association with Humedica, with medical supplies being flown from Hamburg, Germany.
With the delivery, the budget carrier now operates a fleet of 48 aircraft comprised of 10 Airbus A319, 28 Airbus A320, two Airbus A330 and eight ATR-72 500 aircraft. Between 2013 and 2021, Cebu Pacific will take delivery of 14 more Airbus A320, 30 Airbus A321neo and four Airbus A330 aircraft.
Cebu Pacific offers flights to 22 international destinations, namely Bali, Bangkok, Beijing, Brunei, Busan, Dubai, Guangzhou, Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh, Hong Kong, Incheon (Seoul), Jakarta, Kota Kinabalu, Kuala Lumpur, Macau, Osaka, Phuket, Shanghai, Siem Reap, Singapore, Taipei and Xiamen. It also operates the most extensive network in the Philippines with 34 domestic destinations and hubs in Manila, Cebu, Clark, Kalibo, Iloilo and Davao.