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News & Highlights

Domestic Arrival Guide

Here's your domestic arrival guide if you're travelling to Cebu. This guide is updated regularly based on published executive orders and local laws of the different local government units in Cebu.

International Arrival Guide

Here's your international arrivals guide if you're entering the country via Cebu. This guide is updated regularly based on published resolutions and protocols of the Philippine government.

Shop and Dine Guide

Want to shop or dine while you wait for your flight? Here's your guide on the available shops and restaurants at Mactan-Cebu International Airport (MCIA).

Outbound Testing Registration and Procedure

Here's your guide to outbound testing services available at the MCIA Outbound Testing Facility

MCIA implements use of TRAZE Contact Tracing App

MCIA implements the use of the TRAZE contact tracing app in its facilities

MCIA to consolidate operations in Terminal 1

MCIA consolidates commercial operations in T1, including International Departure

Swab test not mandatory for departing passengers at MCIA

GMCAC clarifies swab test not mandatory for departing passengers

MCIA ready to restart operations with enhanced safety measures

Mactan-Cebu International Airport Authority (MCIAA) and GMR MEGAWIDE Cebu Airport Corporation (GMCAC) are ready to resume full operations at the Mactan-Cebu International Airport (MCIA)...

Mactan-Cebu International Airport implements “new normal” measures

GMCAC is ramping up preparations for the “New Normal” travel experience at the Mactan-Cebu International Airport (MCIA) in adherence to the guidelines of the IATF-EID and the Department of Transportation (DOTr).

MCIA implement temporary travel ban for visitors from China and its Special Administrative Regions

The Mactan-Cebu International Airport (MCIA) is now coordinating with relevant agencies in implementing the government-ordered temporary travel ban covering all travelers from Mainland China, Hong Kong, and Macau as a precaution against the threat of the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV). China’s Hubei Province and the provincial capital of Wuhan City have been at the epicenter of the 2019-nCoV outbreak.

Flights Returning to MCIA: AirSwift Resumes Cebu to El Nido Flight

December 03, 2021

AirSwift resumes its Cebu to El Nido flight flying twice weekly every Monday and Friday.

MCIA promotes health and wellness in its Healthy Harvest Festival

July 28, 2021

As part of its promotion of health and wellness, Mactan-Cebu International Airport (MCIA) holds the “Healthy Harvest Festival”, aimed at ensuring a sound body and mind especially at this time of pandemic.

Best of Cars Take Flight in First Airport Car Show in Cebu

June 30, 2021

MCIA successfully hosted the 10th edition of Bumper to Bumper in Cebu

MCIA to showcase cars in the 10th Bumper to Bumper in Cebu

June 03, 2021

For the first time ever, an airport will showcase cars as Mactan-Cebu International Airport (MCIA) hosts the 10th edition of Bumper to Bumper in Cebu, the longest-running and the biggest outdoor car show in Asia.

MCIA frontliners receive COVID-19 vaccine

May 19, 2021

A number of frontliners at the Mactan-Cebu International Airport (MCIA) received their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine as part of MCIA’s commitment to prioritizing the health and safety of its staff and passengers.

Website Maintenance Notice

April 21, 2021

The Mactan-Cebu International Airport (MCIA) Website (https://www.mactancebuairport.com) will undergo preventive maintenance work on April 23, 2021, from 2:30 AM to 5:30 AM, Philippine Standard Time.

MCIA receives Airports Council International - Airport Health Accreditation (ACI-AHA)

January 29, 2021

Lapu-Lapu City, Cebu - Mactan-Cebu International Airport (MCIA) has received accreditation from the ACI-AHA in recognition.....

RT-PCR swab test now available for departing passengers and non-passengers at MCIA

August 29, 2020

Departing passengers and non-passengers can avail of RT-PCR swab test at MCIA

MCIA welcomes Qatar Airways with the relaunching of Cebu-Doha service

August 01, 2020

Lapu-Lapu City, Cebu – GMR MEGAWIDE Cebu Airport Corporation (GMCAC), together with Mactan-Cebu International Airport Authority (MCIAA) welcomes Qatar Airways.....

MCIA begins operations of the Philippines’ 1st Airport-dedicated COVID-19 RT-PCR testing laboratory

July 14, 2020

MCIA operates the first airport-dedicated COVID-19 laboratory in the country.

MCIA ready to restart operations with enhanced safety measures

July 08, 2020

Mactan-Cebu International Airport Authority (MCIAA) and GMR MEGAWIDE Cebu Airport Corporation (GMCAC) are ready to resume full operations at the Mactan-Cebu International Airport (MCIA)...

MCIA Terminal 2 recognized in Malacañang for contributions to Philippine architecture

March 10, 2020

The new international terminal, Terminal 2, of the Mactan-Cebu International Airport (MCIA) received another feather on its cap as the sole awardee in the Architecture and Allied Arts category of the 12th Ani ng Dangal.....

Normal operations at Mactan-Cebu International Airport amid state of emergency

February 06, 2020

GMR MEGAWIDE Cebu Airport Corporation (GMCAC), the private developer of the Mactan-Cebu International Airport (MCIA)....

Mactan-Cebu International Airport implements strict precautionary measures against novel coronavirus (nCov)

January 22, 2020

Precautionary measures to control the potential spread and transmission of the novel coronavirus (nCov) were announced today by the Mactan-Cebu International Airport (MCIA) community.....

President Duterte leads the unveiling of the marker of the newly-renovated Terminal 1 of the Mactan-Cebu International Airport

January 19, 2020

On Sinulog day, January 19, President Rodrigo Roa Duterte led the unveiling of a commemorative marker at the Mactan-Cebu International Airport (MCIA) Terminal 1, which signified the completion of its full renovations. The ceremony was held at the new Airport Village in the Terminal 1 Arrivals area.

MCIA welcomes the yuletide season with a Christmas tree lighting ceremony

November 22, 2019

GMR MEGAWIDE Cebu Airport Corporation (GMCAC), together with the Mactan-Cebu International Airport Authority (MCIAA), officially welcomed the start of the Christmas season in Mactan-Cebu International Airport (MCIA) as it lit up its 20-feet tall Christmas Tree today at the new Airport Village...

Mactan-Cebu International Airport welcomes Air Busan’s Cebu-Incheon service

November 19, 2019

GMR MEGAWIDE Cebu Airport Corporation (GMCAC), in partnership with the airport authority, Mactan Cebu International Airport Authority (MCIAA), is proud to announce and welcome the inaugural flight of Air Busan from Incheon International Airport on November 13, 2019.

Mactan-Cebu International Airport sets sights on becoming country’s first plastics-free airport

September 11, 2019

The Mactan-Cebu International Airport (MCIA), the Philippines’ resort-airport, has showed tremendous progress in its Going Green Campaign after banning the use of non-biodegradable single-use plastics and polystyrene containers in restaurants and shops inside the hub.

Mactan-Cebu International Airport celebrates success with exciting raffle promo

July 01, 2019

Mactan-Cebu International Airport (MCIA), the Philippines’ friendliest resort airport, is raffling off a 2019 Mercedes-Benz A-Class and Royal Air roundtrip plane tickets to travelers that shop at any of MCIA’s retail outlets.

Plane from Busan: A Zombie Airport Halloween Event

October 28, 2017

It’s a Zombierrific Halloween at Mactan Cebu International Airport (MCIA) as it launches the Plane from Busan: A Zombie Airport Halloween Event.

MCIA placed measures to ensure comfort and safety of passengers affected by the Taal volcanic activity

January 13, 2020

Due to the Taal volcanic activity yesterday, a total of 26 flights, with 25 domestic flights to-from Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) and 1 international flight bound for Dubai, were cancelled at Mactan-Cebu International Airport (MCIA) while 4 international flights bound for NAIA were diverted to MCIA Terminal 2.

Archives

Dispatch Newsletter No. 70 | July 2021

July 31, 2021

MCIA opens Healthy Harvest Festival | Lapu-Lapu City launches mobile vaccination bus

Dispatch Newsletter No. 69 | June 2021

June 30, 2021

GMCAC was named as one of the outstanding institutions in Lapu-Lapu City | Cebu receives first delivery of Pfizer vaccines from COVAX | MCIA new walkway | Virtual Information Desk

Dispatch Newsletter No. 68 | May 2021

May 31, 2021

Inauguration of the MCIA taxiway | MCIA T2 wins 2021 Philippine Excellence in Concrete Construction Awards | MCIA hosts the first and biggest Bumper to Bumper x Cebu

Dispatch Newsletter No. 67 | April 2021

April 30, 2021

Spanish Navy Training Ship arrives in Cebu | Suroy-Suroy Sugbo tour packages | Earth Hour at MCIA

Dispatch Newsletter No. 66 | March 2021

March 31, 2021

I Love Cebu Online Travel Sale | COVID-19 vaccines arrive in Cebu

Dispatch Newsletter No. 65 | February 2021

February 28, 2021

MCIA receives ACI-AHA | Other destination news inside this issue

Dispatch Newsletter No. 64 | January 2021

January 31, 2021

100 days countdown to 500 years commemoration of the Battle of Mactan | Sto. Nino Enthronement Ceremony at T1

Dispatch Newsletter No. 36 | February 2018

February 28, 2018

MCIA shortlisted at Routes Asia 2018 Marketing Awards | Pan Pacific to fly Cebu-Busan | MCIA nominated at Kohler Bold Design Awards 2017

Dispatch Newsletter No. 35 | January 2018

January 31, 2018

MU resumes PVG-CEB, adds CAN-CEB | Jeju Air adds daily ICN-CEB

Dispatch Newsletter No. 34 | December 2017

December 31, 2017

PAL adds domestic, int'l flights | Pan Pacific connects Cebu to Korea | GMCAC holds roadshow in China

Dispatch Newsletter No. 33 | November 2017

November 30, 2017

Juneyao Airlines and Okay Aiways arrives in Cebu | Plane from Busan Halloween Event a Success | Cebu is 2nd Best Island in the World

Dispatch Newsletter No. 32 | October 2017

October 31, 2017

PAL announces BKK, PEK from Cebu | Okay Airways to fly XIY-CEB | China Easterns kicks off PVG-CEB

Dispatch Newsletter No. 31 | September 2017

September 30, 2017

PAL announces new domestic routes, additional frequency | China Eastern, Juneyao to fly CEB-PVG | GMCAC supports GAD Asia 2017

Dispatch Newsletter No. 30 | August 2017

August 31, 2017

CebGo kicks off MBT flight | PAL introduces new Q400 NG aircraft

Dispatch Newsletter No. 29 | July 2017

July 31, 2017

PAL kicks off CEB-TAG route | Air Juan now in Cebu | AirAsia PH now flies to Kalibo

Dispatch Newsletter No. 28 | June 2017

June 30, 2017

Lucky Air kicks off KMG-CEB | China Eastern holds Cebu product luanch | AirAsia increases KUL routes daily

Dispatch Newsletter No. 27 | May 2017

May 31, 2017

CebGo marks maiden flights to USU, CBO | Cinnabon has landed in MCIA | MCIA welcomes the Food Trip Winners

Dispatch Newsletter No. 26 | April 2017

April 30, 2017

Xiamen Airlines adds 2 new routes from Cebu | PAA launches 3 new domestic routes | Cebu ranks 2nd in World's Friendliest Islands list

Dispatch Newsletter No. 25 | March 2017

March 31, 2017

MCIA "Highly Commended" at Routes Asia Marketing Awards | Sichuan Airlines kicks off CKG service

Dispatch Newsletter No. 24 | February 2017

February 28, 2017

MCIA shortlisted for Routes Asia Marketing Awards 2017 | PAL inaugurates CEB-CRK route | China Eastern launches CEB-WUXI route

Dispatch Newsletter No. 23 | January 2017

January 31, 2017

Vanilla Air lands in Cebu | Ms. Universe 2017 Candidates arrives in Cebu | More Chinese tourists arrives in Cebu

Dispatch Newsletter No. 22 | December 2016

December 30, 2016

AirAsia PH launches Taipei and Singapore routes | T'Way lands in Cebu | PAL kicks off Caticlan and Singapore flights

Dispatch Newsletter No. 21 | November 2016

November 27, 2016

MCIA is 2016 CAPA Asia Pacific Regional Airport of the Year and 14th Best Airport in Asia

MCIA promotes health and wellness in its Healthy Harvest Festival

July 28, 2021

As part of its promotion of health and wellness, Mactan-Cebu International Airport (MCIA) holds the “Healthy Harvest Festival”, aimed at ensuring a sound body and mind especially at this time of pandemic.

Best of Cars Take Flight in First Airport Car Show in Cebu

June 30, 2021

MCIA successfully hosted the 10th edition of Bumper to Bumper in Cebu

MCIA to showcase cars in the 10th Bumper to Bumper in Cebu

June 03, 2021

For the first time ever, an airport will showcase cars as Mactan-Cebu International Airport (MCIA) hosts the 10th edition of Bumper to Bumper in Cebu, the longest-running and the biggest outdoor car show in Asia.

MCIA welcomes the yuletide season with a Christmas tree lighting ceremony

November 22, 2019

GMR MEGAWIDE Cebu Airport Corporation (GMCAC), together with the Mactan-Cebu International Airport Authority (MCIAA), officially welcomed the start of the Christmas season in Mactan-Cebu International Airport (MCIA) as it lit up its 20-feet tall Christmas Tree today at the new Airport Village...

Plane from Busan: A Zombie Airport Halloween Event

October 28, 2017

It’s a Zombierrific Halloween at Mactan Cebu International Airport (MCIA) as it launches the Plane from Busan: A Zombie Airport Halloween Event.

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