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)…

Well-wishers in MCIA to be reduced under ‘new normal’

Morexette Marie B. Erram 05/14/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Authorities from the Mactan Cebu International Airport (MCIA) will be introducing a new policy as it prepares for the ‘new normal’. GMR-Megawide Cebu Airport Corporation (GMCAC) in a statement issued to the media…

105 Britons fly out of Cebu to Manila for repatriation flight

By Rosalie O. Abatayo 04/07/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — At least 105 British nationals flew out of Cebu on Tuesday morning, April 7. 2020, in line with the British government’s last-ditch efforts to repatriate their citizens stranded here amid the coronavirus pandemic.…

Over 200 stranded foreign passengers flown to Manila

By Irene R. Sino Cruz 03/19/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines —Two hundred forty stranded foreign passengers were flown to Manila Thursday from the Mactan-Cebu International Airport (MCIA), according to an emailed press release from the GMR Megawide Cebu Airport Corp. (GMCAC). The stranded passengers…

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…

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