AirAsia to transfer int’l flights to MCIA’s new Terminal 2

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 06/19/2018

With the opening of the new Terminal 2 of the Mactan Cebu International Airport (MCIA) next month, AirAsia Philippines has announced its transfer of international flights to and from Cebu at the new terminal by July 1.…

Vinta grounds 30 flights, strands 200 passengers

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 12/22/2017

Christmas is the best time to go home especially for Filipinos who spend months working overseas for their family. So when Nerie Quiñonez, 45, learned that their 10:45 a.m. connecting flight from Cebu to Tandag City in…

Cebu flights canceled due to bad weather

Morexette B. Erram 12/21/2017

More flights from Mactan Cebu Airport bound for Mindanao were canceled as Tropical Storm Vinta threatens the Caraga region. In an advisory issued past 7 p.m. today, five flights from Philippine Airlines (PAL) from Cebu bound to…

Flights resume as Bali’s volcano-hit airport gets back to business

AFP 11/30/2017

  Thousands of foreign tourists were leaving Bali by plane Thursday following a nearly three-day airport shutdown sparked by a rumbling volcano on the Indonesian holiday island. The alert level on Mount Agung remains at maximum, but…

Why Cebu can continue to attract more Asian visitors

Victor Anthony V. Silva 11/14/2017

DESPITE similarities among countries in the Asean region, a local tourism stakeholder pointed out that the Philippines, particularly Cebu, can still draw more Asian visitors with its diverse and unique product offerings. This comes as Central Visayas,…

PAL to open Cebu-Bangkok flights

Victor Anthony V. Silva 11/14/2017

Amid increasing public demand for direct non-stop flights from Asian destinations to Central Visayas, national flag-carrier Philippine Airlines (PAL) is set to open a service between Cebu and Bangkok starting Dec. 2. In a statement, PAL said…

Two Sino airlines start flights to Cebu from China

Victor Anthony V. Silva 11/06/2017

TWO Chinese airlines expressed optimism over the vast opportunities here as they launched new flights between Cebu and China last week. On November 1, the Mactan–Cebu International Airport (MCIA) welcomed flights from its two newest airline partners,…

Airport runway closed for 6 hours today; flights affected

Agnes Alpuerto 08/10/2017

Some flights will be canceled today as the Mactan-Cebu International Airport (MCIA) temporarily closes its runways to give way to preliminary works of the second phase of the runway rehabilitation. The runway will be closed for six…

Flights to Bantayan to boost Cebu island’s tourism sector

Rosalie Abatayo, Victor Anthony V. Silva 08/02/2017

CHARTER AIRLINE OPENS CEBU HUB The tourism industry in Cebu, particularly in the Bantayan Islands in northern Cebu, has gotten a boost with the launching of the Cebu hub of a charter airline that provides access to…

Twenty flights cancelled as Mactan airport starts runway repairs

Futch Inso 07/21/2017

  MORE than 20 domestic and international flights were cancelled while 27 others were delayed after the Mactan Cebu International Airport (MCIA) started the repairs on the airport’s runway yesterday from 2:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. The…

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