GMCAC opens Airport Bazaar at MCIA

Futch Anthony Inso 12/07/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The GMR-Megawide Cebu Airport Corporation (GMCAC) has officially opened its Airport Bazaar: Yuletide Edition at the Terminal 1 of the Mactan-Cebu International Airport (MCIA). The ribbon-cutting ceremony was attended by GMCAC top officials,…

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…

DOTr inaugurates new P744M MCIAA building

Morexette Marie B. Erram 10/28/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The Mactan Cebu International Airport Authority (MCIAA) has a new home. The Department of Transportation (DOTr) on Thursday, October 28 led the inauguration of the new corporate building of MCIAA, which is located…

Cebu receives additional 50k doses of Pfizer vaccines

Morexette Marie B. Erram 08/26/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines —  Cebu received an additional supply of Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccines. Dr. Mary Jean Loreche, the spokesperson of the Visayas Vaccination Operations Center (VVOC), confirmed to reporters that 50,310 doses of the mRNA vaccines arrived…

Drive-thru vaccination sites to be opened in Lapu-Lapu – Chan

Futch Anthony Inso 08/18/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The Lapu-Lapu City government will open two drive-thru vaccination sites. This was confirmed by Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan on Wednesday, August 18, 2021. Chan said that the drive-thru vaccination sites will…

Swab test results back as requirements in Cebu airports

Morexette Marie B. Erram 08/17/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Domestic passengers arriving at Mactan-Cebu International Airport (MCIA) will have to present, once again, proof that they tested negative of COVID-19 as a travel condition. This developed after Cebu Governor Gwendolyn Garcia issued…

Former Cebu governor Lito Osmeña passes away

Morexette Marie B. Erram 07/19/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Former Cebu Governor Emilio Mario ‘Lito’ Osmeña has passed away on Monday, July 19, members of the Osmeña family confirmed on social media. He was 82 years old. Cebu City Councilor Renato ‘Junjun’…

COA tells MCIAA to explain discrepancies in Runway Overlay Project

Morexette Marie B. Erram 07/18/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Commission on Audit (COA) has told airport officials of the Mactan-Cebu International Airport (MCIA) to explain discrepancies they found on the Runway Overlay Project. COA, in its 2020 Annual Audit Report for…

Cebu City mulls covering cost of antigen test for ROFs, returning OFWs to protect hotel workers

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/22/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City plans to cover the cost of hotel quarantine testing for Returning Overseas Filipinos (ROFs) and Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) upon their arrival at the Mactan Cebu International Airport (MCIA). Acting Cebu…

Swab-Upon-Arrival in Cebu resumes on June 21

Morexette Marie B. Erram 06/21/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu will continue to implement its Swab-Upon-Arrival rule even after what seemed like another attempt from the national anti-COVID task force to push the province to follow their protocols.  Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia on…

With diversion of flights lifted, Cebu continues to implement Swab-Upon-Arrival policy

Morexette Marie B. Erram 06/14/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The diversion of international flights bound for the Mactan-Cebu International Airport (MCIA) has already been lifted as of Sunday, June 13. And Cebu will continue to implement its Swab-Upon-Arrival policy on arriving Overseas…

International flights back at MCIA

Morexette Marie B. Erram 06/13/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Incoming international flights are back at Mactan-Cebu International Airport (MCIA) as of Sunday, June 13. Lawyer Glenn Napuli, officer-in-charge of Mactan-Cebu International Airport Authority (MCIAA), confirmed to CDN Digital in a text message…

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