MCIA logs all-time low in air, passenger traffic in 2020

Morexette Marie B. Erram 03/08/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Mactan Cebu International Airport (MCIA), the country’s second-busiest gateway, recorded an all-time low in its air and passenger traffic in 2020 when the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic struck. Data from Mactan Cebu…

Chan to appeal to MCIAA: Let LGUs’ help desks remain at airport

Futch Anthony Inso 02/08/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan will appeal to the Mactan-Cebu International Airport Authority (MCIAA) to still allow help desks from the City Governments of Cebu, Mandaue and Lapu-Lapu, and the Cebu Provincial…

MCIA receives accreditation from Airports Council International

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/30/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Philippines’ second-busiest airport has received accreditation from the international trade organization representing the world’s airport authorities. The Mactan Cebu International Airport (MCIA) was awarded the Airports Council International – Airport Health Accreditation…

MCIAA exec under ‘preventive suspension’

Morexette Marie B. Erram 12/17/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Ombudsman has placed the top official of Mactan airport under preventive suspension after cases alleging of anti-dummy law violations were filed against him.  In a resolution dated December 16, 2020, Ombudsman Samuel…

Dicdican slams antidummy charge; questions timeliness of NBI case

Morexette Marie B. Erram 12/05/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The top official of the Mactan Cebu International Airport Authority (MCIAA) slammed the decision of the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) to file cases against him and 15 others for allegedly violating the…

Bantayan Island Airport ‘on track’ for 2020 completion

Morexette Marie B. Erram 10/18/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Improvements made in the Bantayan Island Airport are set to be finished by December 2020, local officials here have announced. The Mactan Cebu International Airport Authority (MCIAA), in a statement on Sunday, October…

Dicdican willing to collaborate with Governor Garcia

Irene R. Sino Cruz 04/03/2020

  CEBU CITY, Philippines—Steve Dicdican, the chief executive officer and general manager of the Mactan Cebu International Airport Authority (MCIAA), expressed willingness to work with Cebu Governor Gwendolyn Garcia in a “collaborative fashion.” Dicdican made this statement…

MCIAA assures foreigners due for repatriation follow protocols

Rosalie Abatayo 04/02/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Mactan Cebu International Airport Authority (MCIAA) has assured that all foreigners that arrive in Cebu to board their repatriation flights have followed the proper protocols of the airport amid the coronavirus disease…

Capitol, MCIAA, GMR-Megawide eye partnership to develop Camotes, Bantayan airports

Rosalie Abatayo 11/24/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — GMR-Megawide Cebu Airport Corporation (GMCAC), the firm that operates the Mactan Cebu International Airport (MCIA), may partner with the Capitol in developing the airports of Bantayan and Camotes Islands. Louie Ferrer, the president…

‘Mactan Cebu International Airport has grown by leaps and bounds’

Irene R. Sino Cruz 07/31/2019

CEBU CITY—The Mactan Cebu International Airport Authority (MCIAA) marked its 29th anniversary Wednesday, July 31, 2019, with a remarkable growth in passenger traffic and in the number of flights. MCIAA was created as a government-owned and controlled…

Biz heads see airport improvements to continue despite GM change

Victor Anthony V. Silva 12/12/2016

LOCAL business leaders are optimistic that improvements on the Mactan-Cebu International Airport (MCIA) will continue even as the facility’s general manager will be replaced this week. Gordon Alan Joseph, president of the Cebu Business Club (CBC), said…

Radaza wants Lapu seat in airport board

Norman V. Mendoza 10/27/2016

Lapu-Lapu City Rep. Aileen Radaza filed a bill that sought to amend a provision in the charter of the Mactan-Cebu International Airport Authority in order to give a seat for a Lapu-Lapu City official or representative in…

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