Uniform rules on accepting domestic passengers pushed

Futch Anthony Inso 02/04/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The GMR-Megawide Cebu Airport Corporation (GMCAC) is encouraging local government units (LGUs) in Cebu to have uniform guidelines on accepting domestic passengers. According to Aines Librodo, GMCAC head for airline marketing, said that…

MCIA receives accreditation from Airports Council International

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/30/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Philippines’ second-busiest airport has received accreditation from the international trade organization representing the world’s airport authorities. The Mactan Cebu International Airport (MCIA) was awarded the Airports Council International – Airport Health Accreditation…

Dicdican slams antidummy charge; questions timeliness of NBI case

Morexette Marie B. Erram 12/05/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The top official of the Mactan Cebu International Airport Authority (MCIAA) slammed the decision of the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) to file cases against him and 15 others for allegedly violating the…

MCIA passengers told to download contact tracing app

Morexette Marie B. Erram 11/12/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Smartphone-equipped passengers departing and arriving at Mactan Cebu International Airport (MCIA) are advised to download the government’s contact tracing application. GMR-Megawide Cebu Airport Corporation (GMCAC), in a press release dated November 12, 2020,…

MCIA consolidates operations in T1

Morexette Marie B. Erram 10/02/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Starting this November 1, passengers departing both for domestic and international destinations from the Mactan Cebu International Airport (MCIA) will be accommodated in Terminal 1. GMR-Megawide Cebu Airport Corporation (GMCAC), in a media…

Funds raised for MCIA expansion, Carbon redevelopment

Morexette Marie B. Erram 10/01/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Conglomerate Megawide Construction Corporation will be raising up to P5 billion in funds to implement several government-tied projects. In a press statement dated and submitted on September 30, 2020, to the local bourse,…

Swab test for departing passengers not mandatory

Morexette Marie B. Erram 08/31/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Officials of the Mactan Cebu International Airport (MCIA) have issued a clarification that swab test for departing passengers is not mandatory. Real-time polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) tests for departing passengers is “an optional…

MCIA opens swab test booth for departing passengers

Morexette Marie B. Erram 08/30/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Passengers who are departing from the Mactan Cebu International Airport (MCIA) and are required to submit PCR test results can already have themselves tested for the coronavirus disease at the airport’s swab testing…

MCIA tells passengers from Metro Manila to secure ‘letter of coordination’

Delta Letigio, Morexette Marie B. Erram 08/28/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Airport authorities in Mactan are advising passengers from Metro Manila to secure the necessary documents before coming to Cebu. GMR-Megawide Cebu Airport Corporation (GMCAC), co-operator of the Mactan Cebu International Airport (MCIA), in an…

Direct flight from Cebu to Qatar resumes operations

Morexette Marie B. Erram 08/01/2020

MOALBOAL, Philippines — As the Philippines and other countries in the world slowly reopened their borders in a bid to revive the health of the economy, some long-haul international flights from Cebu have also resumed operations. Airport…

MCIA set to become 1st airport in the country with own COVID-19 test lab

Morexette Marie B. Erram, Rosalie O. Abatayo 06/01/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Mactan Cebu International Airport (MCIA) is ready to accommodate passengers now that most parts of the country are under the ‘new normal’. In a press release issued on Monday, June 1, airport…

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)…

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