Mactan-Cebu Airport eyes to build mall, hotel as long-term investment

Morexette Marie B. Erram 06/23/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines – In a bid to improve its services and facilities, operators at the country’s second busiest airport planned to open up a mall and hotel there. Executives at Aboitiz InfraCapital revealed plans of putting…

Mactan-Cebu Airport poised to become next transit hub

Morexette Marie B. Erram 06/20/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Cebu may become the next transit hub in Southeast Asia as airport operators at the Mactan-Cebu International Airport (MCIA) plans to expand its operations. The Aboitiz GMR-Megawide Cebu Airport Corp. (AGMCAC) unveiled on…

2 convicted pedophiles denied entry at Mactan, Cebu airport

Morexette Marie B. Erram 11/22/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Two American men were barred from entering the country through the Mactan Cebu airport  after authorities discovered they were convicted pedophiles. Immigration officials intercepted Stuart Chase Dingman and Neil Eugene Graves at the…

Passenger nabbed in Mactan Cebu airport for bringing shabu paraphernalia

Paul Lauro 11/22/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines – An engineer’s vacation here in Cebu ended in the wrong turn after anti-narcotics agents arrested him for allegedly bringing in paraphernalia for illegal drugs. A 53-year-old civil engineer was intercepted at the Mactan-Cebu…

Mactan airport welcomes 4.8 million passengers in 1st half of 2023

Morexette Marie B. Erram 08/02/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The country’s second busiest airport has accommodated close to 5 million passengers in the first half of 2023, signaling the return of its pre-pandemic operations after three years in lockdown. Passenger volume at…

Airspace shutdown in PH on May 17: No flight disruptions in Mactan-Cebu

Morexette Marie B. Erram 05/09/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Good news for passengers from Mactan-Cebu International Airport (MCIA). The scheduled airspace shutdown in the Philippines will not affect flights departing and arriving MCIA. The GMR-Megawide Cebu Airport Corporation (GMCAC), in a statement…

More direct flights between Cebu and Japan relaunched

Morexette Marie B. Erram 05/04/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Mactan-Cebu International Airport (MCIA) reopened another route serving international destinations. Last Monday, May 1, 2023, airport stakeholders marked the relaunching of another direct flight between Cebu and Japan. A ceremonial flight arrived…

NAIA T3 power outage: Flights from Cebu affected

Morexette Marie B. Erram 05/01/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines – At least 10 flights at the Mactan-Cebu International Airport (MCIA) have been affected after Terminal 3 the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) suffered power problems on May 1. All affected flights from MCIA…

Cebu logs one of highest heat index on March 31 in PH — Pagasa

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 04/01/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu is one of the places in the Philippines with the highest heat index recorded on Friday, March 31, 2023. The latest data from the state weather bureau, Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical…

More flights mounted at Mactan Cebu airport

Morexette Marie B. Erram 03/28/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines – More flights to local and international destinations have been mounted at the Mactan-Cebu International Airport (MCIA). The country’s second busiest airport began serving direct flights to Naga in Bicol. They also restarted direct…

Direct flights from Mactan to Bantayan to resume this April

Morexette Marie Erram 03/08/2023

BANTAYAN ISLAND, Cebu—Direct flights between Mactan and Bantayan Island will resume next month, airport officials announced. The Bantayan Island Airport will be reopening as it inaugurated its improved runway on Wednesday, March 8, 2023. To mark the…

MCIA named Best Airport in Asia 2022 for ‘Under 5M Passengers’

Morexette Marie B. Erram 02/16/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Mactan Cebu International Airport (MCIA) has once again won an award in the international scene. Aviation networking firm Routes Online named MCIA as the Best Airport in Asia 2022 in Airline and…

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