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.…

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…

LIST: Cancelled flights to and from Cebu due to #PaengPH

Morexette Marie B. Erram 10/26/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines (UPDATED) – More flights to and from the Mactan-Cebu International Airport (MCIA) have been cancelled as on Wednesday, October 26, 2022, due to bad weather, airport authorities announced. Several flights connecting Cebu to local…

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…

Mactan airport given go signal to allow flights to depart from 4 to 6 p.m. today

Futch Anthony Inso 10/24/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The Mactan Cebu International Airport (MCIA) was issued notice to airmen (NOTAM) to allow flights between 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 24, 2022. This was confirmed by Mary Ann Dimabayao,…

530 international-bound passengers stranded at Mactan airport

Morexette Marie B. Erram 10/24/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – At least 530 passengers bound for international destinations were stranded at the Mactan-Cebu International Airport (MCIA) as of Monday, October 24, officials reported. In a statement issued on Monday, the Department of Tourism…

Partial operations at Mactan Cebu airport may resume by Tuesday

Futch Anthony Inso, Morexette Marie Erram 10/24/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Partial operations at the Mactan-Cebu International Airport (MCIA) may resume by Tuesday, Oct. 25, airport officials said. In a press briefing on Monday, Oct. 24, authorities from the Mactan-Cebu International Airport Authority (MCIAA)…

Mactan airport welcomed 3.2 million passengers for first eight months of 2022

Morexette Marie B. Erram 10/17/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The country’s second busiest gateway has already welcomed over 3 million passengers. For the first eight months of 2022, the Mactan-Cebu International Airport (MCIA) accommodated around 3.2 million passengers, both for domestic and…

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. …

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…

MCIA welcomed 1.6M passengers from Jan. to May

Morexette Marie B. Erram 07/04/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Latest figures from the Mactan-Cebu International Airport Authority (MCIAA) showed that the Mactan airport has already accommodated 1,609,122 passengers, both from domestic and international flights, during the first five months of 2022. It…

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