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. …

International flights from Cebu may return to pre-pandemic levels by 2023

Morexette Marie B. Erram 07/28/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Stakeholders of the Mactan Cebu International Airport (MCIA) are optimistic that the airport may return to its pre-pandemic liveliness by next year. Executives of GMR-Megawide Cebu Airport Corp. (GMCAC) made this statement as…

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…

MCIA reports improving passenger traffic

Futch Anthony Inso 12/07/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The Mactan Cebu International Airport (MCIA) is slowly recovering from months of slow passenger traffic. Lissa Aines Librodo, Airline Marketing and Tourism Development head of GMR-Megawide Cebu Airport Corporation, said that currently, they…

Duterte orders redirection of MCIA-bound int’l flights to NAIA amid Cebu’s deviation in swab protocol

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 05/27/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered all international flights bound for the Mactan Cebu International Airport (MCIA) to be redirected to the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) from 12 a.m. of May 29 to…

Lapu-Lapu CESU head: All arriving int’t travellers will be quarantined, swabbed

Futch Anthony Inso 01/14/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The Lapu-Lapu City government will now put under 14-day quarantine and swab test all its residents, who will arrive at the Mactan-Cebu International Airport (MCIA) and who traveled from other countries. Grace Carungay,…

HRRAC says Cebu is ready for international arrivals

Rosalie O. Abatayo 08/04/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — For the accommodation sector in Cebu, it is already high time to accept international arrivals here in order to promote economic recovery. In a letter dated August 4, 2020, the Hotel, Resort and…

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…

AirAsia starts Cebu-Taipei flights; 10 int’l routes eyed

Morexette Erram 10/20/2016

  More new routes from the Mactan Cebu International Airport (MCIA) to several cities in Asia will be in operation before the year ends. The Department of Tourism (DOT) yesterday announced that MCIA would host 10 new…

Ten more international flights from Cebu before year ends

Morexette Erram 10/19/2016

TEN more flights from Cebu to international destinations will be available before the year ends, the regional Department of Tourism (DOT) said Wednesday. During the launching of AirAsia’s Cebu to Taipei route at SM City Cebu Erwin…

Megawide group sees more int’l traffic to Mactan airport

Aileen Garcia-Yap 12/23/2014

PAL adds Japan flights   With more improvements expected to happen in the old Mactan Cebu International Airport terminal, new operators are planning to add more direct international flights — particularly, those  from the Middle East countries…

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