Cebu to Kuala Lumpur flights to resume this Sept.

08/17/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – More flights connecting Cebu to overseas destinations will resume this September. Officials from the Mactan Cebu International Airport (MCIA) confirmed that direct flights between Kuala Lumpur and Cebu will resume this September 21. …

Mactan airport welcomes 2M passengers in 1st half of 2022

Morexette Marie B. Erram 07/31/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The country’s second busiest gateway continues to accommodate more passengers as leisure travel gradually regains ground two years after the COVID-19 pandemic. Latest statistics from the Mactan-Cebu International Airport Authority (MCIAA) showed that…

More international flights from Cebu set to resume

Morexette Marie B. Erram 06/26/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The travel and hospitality industries in Cebu are looking at a rosy future two years after they suffered under the economic pinch of the COVID-19 pandemic. The latest development signaling their recovery is…

Mactan airport notes 233% growth in foreign passengers for Q1 2022

Morexette Marie B. Erram 05/16/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Mactan-Cebu International Airport (MCIA), the country’s second-busiest gateway, has noted an improvement in passenger, air, and cargo traffic during the first quarter of 2022. Based on publicly available data from the Mactan…

Unvaccinated ROFs arriving at MCIA to pay for swab tests

Morexette Marie B. Erram 02/03/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Swab tests at the Mactan-Cebu International Airport (MCIA) are no longer free for unvaccinated travelers from abroad.  This after Cebu Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia issued Memorandum No. 7, Series of 2022, requiring Returning Overseas…

GMCAC execs post bail over Anti-Dummy criminal cases

Morexette Marie B. Erram, Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 11/28/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines —Executives from GMR-Megawide Cebu Airport Corporation (GMCAC) posted bail on Friday, November 26 over criminal cases accusing them of violating the Anti-Dummy Law. In a statement sent to reporters, GMCAC, the co-managing body of…

Arriving overseas passengers at MCIA told: Register for One Health Pass

Morexette Marie B. Erram 11/24/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Starting November 26, all overseas passengers arriving at the Mactan-Cebu International Airport (MCIA) will have to register for the One Health Pass (OHP). GMR-Megawide Cebu Airport Corporation (GMCAC), in an advisory sent to…

P265M budget for Camotes Airport secured

Morexette Marie B. Erram 07/25/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Construction of the Camotes Airport could start soon. Local officials here recently announced that the national government already released the initial budget for the airport project amounting to P265 million. Cebu 5th District…

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…

Terminal fee for international flights to be incorporated in tickets starting Sept. 1

Irene R. Sino Cruz 08/29/2019

CEBU CITY—Starting September 1, 2019, those buying tickets for international flights out of the Mactan-Cebu International Airport (MCIA) will also be paying the International Passenger Service Charge (IPSC) on top of the cost of the ticket.  The…

Flight from Cebu reaches CDO after change of aircraft

Jose Santino O. Bunachita 11/01/2018

Following the earlier technical issue which required the aircraft to return to Cebu, Cebgo Flight DG 6717 has arrived at Cagayan de Oro City at 2:30 p.m. on Thursday (November 1) after a change of aircraft. Johnny…

CEBOO at MCIA: Mexican-inspired spooky creatures greet passengers

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 10/31/2018

AS ALL Souls’ Day draws near, the airport terminal was also in festive mood — festive Halloween mood. For the past three days, passengers were welcomed by the staff in spooky costumes at the Mactan-Cebu International Airport…

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