CEB and PAL awarded most on-time airlines in Asia

Two local air carriers, Philippine Airlines (PAL) and Cebu Pacific Air (CEB) were awarded two different categories as the “Most On-Time Airline in Asia Pacific and recipient of the Gold rating by Centre for Asia Pacific Aviation (CAPA) for cementing its leadership in sustainable aviation practices for 2023.

Philippine Airlines (PAL) is among 2023’s ‘Most On-Time Airlines’ in Asia Pacific ranked 2nd most punctual Asian airlines in December.

In a statement, Flag carrier Philippine Airlines (PAL) ranked among the top ten most punctual airlines in the Asia-Pacific region for 2023, ahead of most Southeast Asian, Chinese and Australian carriers.

PAL was the second most punctual Asia-Pacific airline in December 2023, with 83.08% of its flights arriving on schedule. This ranking, second only to a Thailand regional airline, was revealed in the recently published Cirium On-Time Performance Report.

For 2023 overall, PAL placed eighth among the Top Airline Performers for the Asia Pacific region, and was the only Philippine carrier to reach the top ranks.

On the other hand, Cebu Pacific Air (CEB) said its dedication to reducing carbon emissions, integrating sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) and transparently reporting sustainability metrics secured its place among the top 19 airlines awarded the Gold rating in the 2023 CAPA-Envest Global Airline Sustainability Benchmarking Report.

The achievement positions CEB as the highest-rated airline for sustainability in the Philippines and one of only two low-cost carriers (LCCs) in Southeast Asia to garner the distinction.

CEB improved its environmental social and governance (ESG) score from 38 in 2022 to 41 in 2023, ranking in the 69th percentile among 63 assessed airlines by S&P Global. The S&P Global ESG Score evaluates a company’s ESG management through disclosures, media and stakeholder reports, and direct engagement.

“We are firmly convinced that the future of aviation lies in sustainable practices,” Cebu Pacific chief strategy officer Alex Reyes said.

Rudy Santos

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