Cebu Pacific will soon upgrade some of their flights to Tokyo-Narita, Taipei and Hong Kong.
Currently, the airline served these routes using smaller A320s. Starting December 20, Cebu Pacific will start utilizing A330 aircraft configured with 436 economy-class seats for those routes giving customers more options.
436 economy seats configured Airbus 330-300
Today, the airline has 6 brand new Airbus 330-300 with Rolls Royce engines and is currently serving long-haul flights to the middle east and some major domestic destination. Last August, the airline placed another 2 brand new Airbus 330s to be added to their 57 young and strong fleet.
This is not the first time Cebu Pacific is using its A330s in short-haul international flights. Some flights between Manila and Singapore is currently served by Airbus 330.
The utilization of wide-bodied aircraft of Cebu Pacific signals cheaper fares for its assigned route like Manila-Singapore flights due to increased number of seats.
The Airbus 330 is the most popular wide-bodied aircraft chosen by many airliners for it is the most profitable and best performing aircraft in its class.