Domestic flights of Cebu Pacific Air and Cebgo back to MCIA Terminal 1

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 05/19/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The domestic flights of Cebu Pacific Air and Cebgo will transfer back to Terminal 1 (T1) of the Mactan Cebu International Airport beginning June 16, 2022. This was announced by GMR-Megawide Cebu Airport…

Mactan airport notes 233% growth in foreign passengers for Q1 2022

Morexette Marie B. Erram 05/16/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Mactan-Cebu International Airport (MCIA), the country’s second-busiest gateway, has noted an improvement in passenger, air, and cargo traffic during the first quarter of 2022. Based on publicly available data from the Mactan…

MCIA welcomed 1.3 million passengers in 2021

Morexette Marie B. Erram 02/21/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The country’s second-busiest gateway welcomed fewer passengers in 2021 as the COVID-19 pandemic dragged on, latest statistics showed. The Mactan-Cebu International Airport (MCIA) only accommodated 1,331,531 passengers, both domestic and international, in the…

Mactan airport to set a cap of 1,000 arrivals per day for unvaccinated foreigners

Dale G. Israel - @inquirerdotnet 02/17/2022

CEBU CITY — The Mactan-Cebu International Airport (MCIA) will be placing a cap of up to 1,000 arrivals per day for unvaccinated foreign tourists who are entering Cebu province by March 1. This was reached during a…

Cebu sticks with EO on foreign arrivals, Gwen hits on IATF again

Morexette Marie B. Erram 02/16/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Cebu will still implement its policies on foreign arrivals despite concerns raised by the national government. Governor Gwendolyn Garcia on Wednesday, February 16, 2022, clarified that she is merely following the protocols on…

Cebu mulls offering single-jab vax to unvaccinated foreign tourists 

Morexette Marie B. Erram 02/08/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – As part of its plans to accept foreign tourists again, the provincial government of Cebu is eyeing to offer COVID-19 vaccines to unvaccinated travelers. In a recent press interview, Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia announced…

Unvaccinated ROFs arriving at MCIA to pay for swab tests

Morexette Marie B. Erram 02/03/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Swab tests at the Mactan-Cebu International Airport (MCIA) are no longer free for unvaccinated travelers from abroad.  This after Cebu Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia issued Memorandum No. 7, Series of 2022, requiring Returning Overseas…

OFWs, ROFs who are non-Cebu residents can now enter country via MCIA 

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/03/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Starting tomorrow, January 4, Filipino travelers from overseas, who are not residents of Cebu, will be allowed to enter the country via Mactan-Cebu International Airport (MCIA).  Cebu Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia on Monday, January…

24 airports damaged by Odette will be commercially operational by Dec. 28 – Tugade

Daphne Galvez 12/28/2021

MANILA, Philippines — A total of 24 airports in the country sustained minor, major, and critical damage due to Typhoon Odette, which pummeled several provinces of the Visayas and the northern portions of Mindanao and Palawan, Transport…

MCIA resumes operations on Sunday

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/18/2021

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Mactan Cebu International Airport (MCIA) will resume operations on December 19, 2021, for domestic flights. In a meeting with Cebu Provincial Governor Gwendolyn Garcia, MCIA Authority (MCIAA) officials said they have…

It’s Lapulapu, not Lapu-Lapu: Ahong pushes for city to be renamed, too

Morexette Marie B. Erram 12/08/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan also wants the city to be renamed to the correct spelling of the country’s first hero. Chan made this pronouncement after the Malacañang on December 7, 2021…

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,…

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