Mactan airport to restart direct flights to Hong Kong, China soon

Morexette Marie B. Erram 10/04/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – As international travel continues to gain grounds, direct flights connecting Cebu to Hong Kong and China are expected to resume soon.  GMR-Megawide Cebu Airport Corporation (GMCAC) made this announcement as Terminal 2 is…

Aboitiz wants Mactan airport to become ‘smart airport’

Morexette Marie B. Erram 09/29/2022

(UPDATED) CEBU CITY, Philippines – The new group that is set to join the operations of the country’s second busiest airport plans to transform it into a ‘smart airport.’ Aboitiz InfraCapital (AIC) announced that they are considering…

Cebu to Kuala Lumpur flights to resume this Sept.

08/17/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – More flights connecting Cebu to overseas destinations will resume this September. Officials from the Mactan Cebu International Airport (MCIA) confirmed that direct flights between Kuala Lumpur and Cebu will resume this September 21. …

Mactan airport welcomes 2M passengers in 1st half of 2022

Morexette Marie B. Erram 07/31/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The country’s second busiest gateway continues to accommodate more passengers as leisure travel gradually regains ground two years after the COVID-19 pandemic. Latest statistics from the Mactan-Cebu International Airport Authority (MCIAA) showed that…

MCIA welcomed 1.6M passengers from Jan. to May

Morexette Marie B. Erram 07/04/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Latest figures from the Mactan-Cebu International Airport Authority (MCIAA) showed that the Mactan airport has already accommodated 1,609,122 passengers, both from domestic and international flights, during the first five months of 2022. It…

Court junks anti-dummy cases vs Megawide execs

Morexette Marie B. Erram 06/29/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – A trial court here in Cebu junked the criminal cases lodged against several executives of construction firm Megawide Corporation that accused them of violating the Anti-Dummy law over the Mactan-Cebu International Airport (MCIA). …

More international flights from Cebu set to resume

Morexette Marie B. Erram 06/26/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The travel and hospitality industries in Cebu are looking at a rosy future two years after they suffered under the economic pinch of the COVID-19 pandemic. The latest development signaling their recovery is…

Stakeholders in Cebu brace for more Chinese, Japanese tourists

Morexette Marie B. Erram 06/19/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Stakeholders in Cebu are expecting more foreign tourists, particularly those from China and Japan, in the coming weeks. Cebu Governor Gwendolyn Garcia recently met with consul generals of China and Japan for Cebu…

Lapu-Lapu City, LLEX sign MOA for construction of skyway

Futch Anthony Inso 06/17/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The Lapu-Lapu Government on Friday, June 17, 2022, has entered into an agreement with the Lapu-Lapu Expressway (LLEX) Corporation for the construction of the skyway project. The memorandum of agreement (MOA) signing serves…

Tourism in Cebu gains more ground; Additional flights expected

Morexette Marie B. Erram 06/01/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – As tourism in Cebu gains more ground during the first half of 2022, stakeholders here are expecting more flights connecting the island province to other destinations both locally and globally.  Members of the…

No more swab tests needed for fully vaccinated tourists with booster shots

Morexette Marie B. Erram 06/01/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Cebu province has further eased border restrictions as threats of COVID-19 continue to subside.  The provincial government decided to drop RT-PCR tests as requirements for entry for travelers, both foreigners and Filipinos, who…

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…

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