Pasay–(PHStocks)–The Philippines’ largest national flag carrier, Cebu Pacific (PSE: CEB) transported more domestic cargo than other airlines in the first quarter (Q1) of 2012, according to recently released Civil Aeronautics Board data.
CEB carried 22.1 million kilograms in cargo in Q1, besting the combined cargo loads carried by both Philippine Airlines and Airphil Express.
“We captured 48% of the domestic cargo market in Q1. This highlights Cebu Pacific’s extensive domestic network. With multiple daily flights to most key cities in the Philippines, cargo forwarders and shippers trust CEB to bring their valuable cargo in the soonest possible time,” said CEB VP for Marketing and Distribution Candice Iyog.
CEB also led the domestic cargo market in 2011 with close to 89.5 million kilos carried for the full year.
The airline increased domestic capacity in Q1 2012, with the arrival of one more brand-new Airbus A320 aircraft last January. At present, CEB operates 52 routes to 32 domestic destinations, the most extensive network in the Philippines.
Network expansion plans include the arrival of three more Airbus A320 aircraft in the second half of 2012, as well as the launch of four times weekly Davao-Kalibo and Davao-Puerto Princesa flights.
“CEB currently services more than 2,000 accounts, tailor-fitting cargo products to our clients’ domestic and international cargo needs. This includes express cargo service, seamless transshipment and 16 interline partnerships for worldwide reach,” Iyog added.
To inquire more about CEB cargo, visit www.cebupacificaircargo.com.