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…

Funds raised for MCIA expansion, Carbon redevelopment

Morexette Marie B. Erram 10/01/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Conglomerate Megawide Construction Corporation will be raising up to P5 billion in funds to implement several government-tied projects. In a press statement dated and submitted on September 30, 2020, to the local bourse,…

In Photos: Bantayan Airport project now 50% complete – Dicdican

Doris C. Bongcac 09/13/2020

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – Ongoing works at the Bantayan Airport on Banyatan Island is on track and may even be finished ahead of its December 2020 target completion, according to Mactan-Cebu International Airport Authority (MCIAA) General Manager…

Bantayan airport terminal, runway extension to be completed by end of 2020

Morexette Marie B. Erram 08/09/2020

  CEBU CITY, Philippines – Travel to Bantayan Island will already be made much easier after ongoing improvements on its community airport is complete. The Department of Transportation (DOTr), in a statement released on Saturday, August 8,…

Direct flight from Cebu to Qatar resumes operations

Morexette Marie B. Erram 08/01/2020

MOALBOAL, Philippines — As the Philippines and other countries in the world slowly reopened their borders in a bid to revive the health of the economy, some long-haul international flights from Cebu have also resumed operations. Airport…

MCIA molecular lab for COVID-19 tests up and running

Morexette Marie B. Erram 07/11/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Mactan Cebu International Airport’s (MCIA) own molecular laboratory is now operational to do coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) tests. This after airport officers from the MCIA Authority (MCIAA) announced on Saturday, June 11,…

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…

Gwen questions MCIAA for allowing Cebu to be ‘receptacle’ of foreigners due for repatriation

Rosalie Abatayo 03/29/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Despite the Cebu provincial government’s ban on domestic and international arrivals, at least 38 foreign nationals have arrived in Cebu on Saturday, March 28, 2020, to board sweeper flights back to their countries.…

MCIA’s passenger traffic up by 11.3% in 2019 – report

Morexette Marie B. Erram 02/08/2020

  CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Mactan Cebu International Airport (MCIA) recorded an 11.3 percent growth in passenger traffic in 2019 and before some international flights were cancelled as a result of the 2019 coronavirus (2019-nCov) scare.…

MCIAA reiterates they are ‘preparing for the worse’; evacuation centers are still plans

Morexette Marie B. Erram 02/06/2020

  LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines – The Mactan Cebu International Airport Authority (MCIAA), the government-owned and controlled corporation co-managing the Mactan Cebu International Airport (MCIA), has reiterated that plans to put up evacuation centers are part of their…

MCIA under state of emergency; holding areas readied; no-contact measure implemented

Futch Anthony Inso, Morexette Marie B. Erram 02/03/2020

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Authorities from the Mactan Cebu International Airport (MCIA) assure that they are ready to handle the influx of returning Filipinos from China. In a press conference on Monday, February 3, officials from the…

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