Cat out of the bag: TSA officers shocked to see feline in checked suitcase

Morexette Marie B. Erram 11/24/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Officers in one of the world’s busiest airports rescued a cat apparently trapped inside a checked luggage.  Personnel from the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) of the United States government at the John F.…

Task force against illegal drug entry soon in Central Visayas

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 11/15/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A task force that will focus on intercepting the entry of illegal drugs in Central Visayas will be formed soon. Police Brigadier General Roderick Augustus Alba, the director of the Police Regional Office in…

PDEA-7 intensify interdiction efforts for long weekend

Pegeeen Maisie Sararaña 10/25/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Operatives of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in Central Visayas (PDEA-7) intensify their interdiction efforts in seaports, airports, and terminals in the region against illegal drug transport. Leia Alcantara, PDEA-7 spokesperson, said that…

Flights resume at Mactan, Cebu airport

Morexette Marie B. Erram 10/25/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Flights in and out of the Mactan-Cebu International Airport (MCIA) have resumed on Tuesday, October 25, airport officials announced. “As authorized by the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP) and the Mactan-Cebu…

RAFI Explores New Normal in Traveling for RESTART Webinar Series Episode 6

PR 08/30/2020

  Anchored by its social mission, the Ramon Aboitiz Foundation, Inc. (RAFI) continues to amplify its initiative to strengthen a more informed and engaged online community by providing people with practical information that will help the community…

MCIA to have own COVID-19 testing facility

Morexette Marie B. Erram 05/23/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Another coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) testing laboratory is being built in Cebu and this time it will be located within the airport compound in Mactan Island. Andrew Harrison, GMR-Megawide Cebu Airport Corporation (GMCAC)…

Gwen questions MCIAA for allowing Cebu to be ‘receptacle’ of foreigners due for repatriation

Rosalie Abatayo 03/29/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Despite the Cebu provincial government’s ban on domestic and international arrivals, at least 38 foreign nationals have arrived in Cebu on Saturday, March 28, 2020, to board sweeper flights back to their countries.…

Several Taipei-Cebu-Taipei flights to resume soon

Morexette Marie B. Erram 02/16/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Airline companies serving the Taipei-Cebu-Taipei route will gradually resume their operations after the Philippine government ordered the lifting of travel restrictions on Taiwan on Friday, February 14, 2020. A report by the Central…

More police to be deployed at Mactan Cebu International Airport

Morexette Marie B. Erram 02/13/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines—There will be more police officers at the Mactan Cebu International Airport (MCIA) to assist airport authorities in the quarantine of returning Filipinos from China and Taiwan. Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO-7) director,…

GMCAC seeks win-win solution on the second airport runway project

Irene R. Sino Cruz 02/12/2020

CEBU CITY—Amid the opposition from the Philippine Economic Zone Authority (PEZA) on the proposed construction of a second runway, the GMR Megawide Cebu Airport Authority (GMCAC) is seeking to forge a win-win solution with the other concerned…

150 Filipinos from China return via Cebu airport

Morexette Marie B. Erram 02/07/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines–A total of 150 Filipinos who returned from China and its special administrative regions (SAR) arrived at Mactan Cebu International Airport (MCIA) from February 2 to February 6, 2020,  data from airport authorities show. 88…

CV’s Quarantine Bureau: Mandatory health declaration checklist to all flights arriving in Mactan airport

Morexette Marie B. Erram and Futch Anthony Inso 02/03/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Bureau of Quarantine in Central Visayas (BOQ-7) has expanded the coverage of the mandatory health declaration checklist to all flights arriving at Mactan Cebu International Airport (MCIA).  Dr. Terence Anthony Bermejo, BOQ-7…

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