DOTr increases passenger cap at MCIA to 2K

Morexette Marie B. Erram 10/28/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines – The Department of Transportation (DOTr) has allowed Mactan-Cebu International Airport (MCIA) to accept more Filipino passengers from abroad. DOTr Sec. Arthur Tugade on Thursday, October 28 announced that he has approved the request…

‘Partial operations’ for MCIA’s 2nd runway set at 2022

Morexette Marie B. Erram 10/28/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines – The second runway of Mactan Cebu International Airport (MCIA) could be partially operational within the second quarter of next year. Transportation Secretary Arthur Tugade announced on Thursday, October 28 that they are targeting…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Gwen welcomes Lapu-Lapu’s plan to reopen international flights

12/16/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Cebu Governor Gwendolyn Garcia welcomed the plans of the Lapu-Lapu City Government to reopen Mactan airport for international flights ferrying foreign tourists. “I will join Mayor Ahong (Chan) in that aspect as long…

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…

Cebu airport officials face antidummy case

Marlon Ramos, Miguel Camus 12/05/2020

MANILA, Philippines — The National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) on Friday sought the criminal indictment of an airport official and executives of a private consortium for allegedly violating the antidummy law in connection with a P14.4-billion deal to…

Mactan airport traffic ‘slightly improving’ but double-digit decline still seen

Morexette Marie B. Erram 10/15/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Statistics on passenger and air traffic in Mactan Cebu International Airport (MCIA) may have slightly improved since June but it is still a huge drop compared to those posted in 2019. From January…

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