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…

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…

Lapu-Lapu mayor puts on hold plan for resumption of int’l flights in MCIA

Futch Anthony Inso 12/30/2020

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu—Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan put on hold his plan to allow the resumption of international flights at the Mactan-Cebu International Airport (MCIA). Chan made this statement after another strain of the coronavirus has…

Ozamiz couple makes history with wedding proposal

PR 02/20/2017

A couple from Ozamiz City made history at Mactan-Cebu International Airport (MCIA) after the man proposed to his girlfriend of over two years in a never-before seen fashion. Like a scene out of a romantic movie, Nathaniel…

Taiwanese’s attempt to sneak guns into Mactan airport foiled

Norman V. Mendoza 05/31/2015

A 27-year-old Taiwanese man was arrested after he tried to bring in firearms at the Mactan-Cebu International Aiport (MCIA) last Friday afternoon. Seized from Yuan-He Chao were an Ingram sub-machine pistol, a 9mm pistol, a black widow…

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