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…

P120M worth of illegal drugs intercepted at Mactan-Cebu International Airport

Futch Anthony Inso 02/02/2023

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu—A South African national was intercepted at the Mactan-Cebu International Airport (MCIA) for trying to smuggle in illegal drugs on Wednesday evening, February 1, 2023. The South African was identified as Pietro Aliqou, 58 years…

PAL exec confirms Dec. 7 aircraft tailpipe fire at MCIA; no passengers hurt

Futch Anthony Inso 12/09/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The Philippine Airlines (PAL) has confirmed that one of airlines’ aircraft caught fire during an engine start at Mactan-Cebu International Airport (MCIA) on Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2022. “We confirm that the tailpipe of…

MCIA exec: 2nd runway may be done by 2023, but commissioning it is still a long process

Futch Anthony Inso 12/01/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The second runway of the Mactan Cebu International Airport may be done by the 3rd quarter of 2023, but the commissioning of the runway will still be a long process. Julius Neri Jr.,…

More airlines opening flights to new destinations from MCIA — exec

Futch Anthony Inso 12/01/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The Mactan Cebu International Airport Authority (MCIAA) is looking forward to more airline companies opening flights from the airport to other countries. MCIAA general manager Julius Neri Jr. said that with more relaxed…

After Korean Air incident, Mactan Cebu airport resumes 24/7 operations

Morexette Marie B. Erram 10/27/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Approximately four days after its operations got paralyzed due to a jet that overshot the runway, Mactan-Cebu International Airport (MCIA) is back to operating 24/7. The Mactan-Cebu International Airport Authority (MCIAA) made the…

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