CAAP: Entire fleet of Lionair to be grounded for fatal crashes

Dexter Cabalza 03/30/2020

MANILA, Philippines — The entire fleet of Archie Po-owned Lionair Inc. may not be able to fly after the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP) flagged it for being involved in two fatal air accidents in…

MCIAA to construct emergency runway to ensure undisrupted operations

Rosalie Abatayo 01/08/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Mactan Cebu International Airport Authority (MCIAA) will put up an “emergency” runway to ensure undisrupted operations when maintenance work will be done at the present runway. MCIAA General Manager Steve Dicdican, in…

MCIA implements repair of airport runway starting on Monday

Doris C. Bongcac 04/06/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The management of the Mactan Cebu International Airport (MCIA) is asking travellers to bear with the inconvenience that may result from the repair of the airport’s runway that will be implemented starting on…

Tabal shows off runway skills Friday night

Mars G. Alison 01/18/2019

Cebu City, Philippines — Cebuano marathon Olympian Mary Joy Tabal has dominated numerous foot races in her colourful career.  On Friday night, January 18, the country’s Marathon Queen takes on a different challenge.  But she won’t be…

Maymay Entrata TO WALK THE RUNWAY AT ARAB FASHION WEEK 2018

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 11/16/2018

IT’S official. Reality TV star and young actress Maymay Entrata will be the first Filipina to walk the runway at the Arab Fashion Week 2018 in Dubai. Filipino world-class fashion designer Furne Amato confirmed Entrata’s appearance in…

Angels on the runway

AP 11/13/2018

AN EMOTIONAL Adriana Lima bowed her head in thanks and crossed her hands over her heart as she made her 18th and final runway walk in the annual holiday Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show, her long white feather…

Cebu Pacific to implement flight schedule changes with NAIA runway closure this month

Cris Evert Lato-Ruffolo 11/07/2018

Low-cost carrier, Cebu Pacific, announced the adjustment of certain flight schedules following the closure of the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) runway on November 12-17 and 19-22 from midnight to 6:00 a.m. In a press release, Cebu…

Airport runway repair fully completed

Norman V. Mendoza 09/21/2018

The runway asphalt overlay of the Mactan-Cebu International Airport has been completed on Friday morning (September 21). Atty. Steve Dicdican, general manager of Mactan-Cebu International Airport Authority (MCIAA), said the asphalt overlay and lighting works of the…

Runway work shortened to accommodate diverted planes

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 09/16/2018

REPAIRS done on the runway of the Mactan-Cebu International Airport were cut short last Saturday to accommodate aircraft diverted from other airports hit by typhoon Ompong. According to officials of Mactan-Cebu International Airport Authority (MCIAA) the usual…

MCIA cuts short weekend runway closure to accommodate diverted flights

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 09/15/2018

The Mactan-Cebu International Airport Authority (MCIAA) closed its runway for only an hour on Saturday instead of the usual four-hour closure to provide enough parking space for diverted aircrafts. In a press statement, MCIA management said they…

MCIA GM Dicdican says runway repairs 14% done

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 09/03/2018

THEY were just over 14 percent done in the airport runway repair project. Steve Dicdican, Mactan Cebu International Airport Authority (MCIAA) general manager, said this as he cited the progress of the airport runway repairs after three…

MCIA runway closure to affect 800 flights Air passengers advised to adjust flight plans

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 08/30/2018

Air travelers in and out of Cebu are advised to check with their respective airlines for possible changes or cancellations of their flights when the Mactan Cebu International Airport Authority (MCIAA) will start the daily five-hour closure…

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