South African nabbed for trying to smuggle illegal drugs worth P70 million at MCIA

Futch Anthony Inso 02/01/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Law enforcers here nabbed a South African man for allegedly trying to smuggle illegal drugs into the country on Wednesday evening, February 1. Officers from the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in Central Visayas…

Mactan airport welcomes 4.8M passengers as of November 2022

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/18/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines – As of November 2022, the country’s second-busiest airport was halfway through recovering its pre-pandemic levels. The Mactan Cebu International Airport Authority (MCIAA) reported that foot traffic in the airport has reached around 4.8…

Cebu airport operations return to normal

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/03/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Since Monday, January 2, 2023, operations at the Mactan-Cebu International Airport (MCIA) have returned to normal a day after a glitch in air traffic control and management paralyzed the country’s airspace, airport authorities…

More domestic, overseas flights mounted at Mactan Cebu airport

Morexette Marie B. Erram 12/18/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – A few weeks before 2022 ends, the country’s second busiest airport has mounted more flights for domestic and international destinations. As of December 15, airport officials reported that the number of domestic flights…

Mactan airport’s parallel runway maybe operational in 2023

Morexette Marie B. Erram 11/28/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The country’s first-ever parallel runway may start accommodating flights next year. Officials from the Mactan-Cebu International Airport Authority (MCIAA) said they are hoping that the airport’s second runway could be operational by 2023.…

After Korean Air incident, Mactan Cebu airport resumes 24/7 operations

Morexette Marie B. Erram 10/27/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Approximately four days after its operations got paralyzed due to a jet that overshot the runway, Mactan-Cebu International Airport (MCIA) is back to operating 24/7. The Mactan-Cebu International Airport Authority (MCIAA) made the…

Salvage operations, probe on Korean Air flight KE631 continue amid #PaengPH

Morexette Marie B. Erram 10/26/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Salvage operations and investigation on Korean Air flight KE631 continue on Wednesday, October 26, 2022, despite bad weather. Nagiel Bañacia, head of the Lapu-Lapu City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (LLCDRRMO), shared…

MCIA may return to normal operations by November

Futch Anthony Inso, Morexette Marie B. Erram 10/25/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Flights in and out of  the Mactan-Cebu International Airport (MCIA) may have resumed on Tuesday, October 25. But the country’s second busiest airport is expected return to its normal operations in November yet. …

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…

Portions of Mactan airport runway reopened for departing flights

Morexette Marie B. Erram 10/24/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Airport officials at the Mactan Cebu International Airport (MCIA) have reopened portions of its runway for departing flights on Monday afternoon, Oct. 24.  Lawyer Glenn Napuli, assistant general manager at the Mactan Cebu…

Aboitiz wants Mactan airport to become ‘smart airport’

Morexette Marie B. Erram 09/29/2022

(UPDATED) CEBU CITY, Philippines – The new group that is set to join the operations of the country’s second busiest airport plans to transform it into a ‘smart airport.’ Aboitiz InfraCapital (AIC) announced that they are considering…

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. …

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