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3 new China-Cebu flights to launch in October

Oct 17, 2017 - 5:10 PM

Okay Airways, China Eastern, and Juneyao Airlines are set to launch new flights to and from Cebu soon

Megawide group proposes P208-billion Cebu airport expansion

Jun 12, 2017 - 12:45 AM

This would make the Cebu airport the only Philippine airport with two independent parallel runways seen to serve annual passenger capacities of up to 50 million

EXPANSION. The group also intends to rehabilitate the airport's existing runway and taxiways, build a 3rd terminal, add a full-length parallel taxiway, as well as construction of more rapid exit taxiways and runway holding positions. Image from GMR-Megawide official Facebook page

Megawide consortium to propose cable cars to ease Cebu traffic

Mar 06, 2017 - 12:45 AM

The development of a cable car system will only take 12 to 14 months as it has less infrastructure requirements like right of way says an official of the consortium

NEW WAY TO COMMUTE? The Cebu airport operator plans to propose using cable cars to ease Cebu traffic. Cable cars photo from Wikimedia

Coming soon: More China flights to and from Cebu

Mar 05, 2017 - 10:10 PM

Xiamen Airlines Sichuan Airlines and Air China are set to launch more flights to the Philippine province of Cebu

CASHING IN. More Chinese airlines will increase their flights going to and from Cebu, Philippines this year.

Airlines launching 4 new int'l flights from Cebu in March

Feb 18, 2016 - 1:51 PM

Mactan Cebu International Airport is also recognized as Best Transport Deal in Asia Pacific

STRATEGIC DESTINATIONS. The operator of Mactan-Cebu International Airport identifies Middle East, the US, and Europe as key markets to increase inward tourism

Cebu airport building up to be alternative gateway

Jan 21, 2016 - 8:47 PM

A planned new terminal and runway could give the country a second major international airport

Emirates' Cebu-Dubai route to boost passenger traffic at Mactan Airport

Jan 06, 2016 - 4:30 PM

By March Emirates will connect travelers in and near Cebu and Clark Freeport in Pampanga to the Middle East Africa Europe and the Americas via Dubai

SECOND STRATEGIC DESTINATION. Emirates will launch a daily Dubai-Cebu-Clark circular service on March 30

Bidders for regional airports PPP to submit bids on Aug 17

Aug 16, 2015 - 7:56 PM

The DOTC says the opening of bids is scheduled in January 2016 while the award will follow in February

Aquino: No promises to make PPP implementation faster

Jul 28, 2015 - 8:30 AM

Instead of discussing actions to prevent delays in the implementation of public private partnership projects President Aquino asks for public s understanding in his last State of the Nation Address

MEETING EXPECTATIONS? The Aquino administration targets to complete 5 PPP projects by mid-2016, but only one has been constructed as of now

PH's PPP thrust: Work in progress

Jul 18, 2015 - 6:44 PM

UPDATED After 5 years since its kickoff in 2010 did the flagship public private partnership program of President Benigno Aquino III meet expectations?

PPP TRAFFIC JAM. 41-year-old Celina Garcia is just one of the millions Filipino motorists and commuters who find getting around Metro Manila more time-consuming than ever. Illustration by Mara Mercado/Rappler

Megawide quadruples spending budget for 2015

Jun 30, 2015 - 9:47 PM

Megawide has roughly P8 billion 177 31 million in cash earmarked for various identified public private partnership projects says its CFO Oliver Tan

5TH PPP. Megawide has bagged 5 of 10 awarded PPP deals since Aquino administration launched its flagship project in 2010. In the photo are the top executives of Megawide. Photo from Megawide Construction

Groundbreaking for Mactan-Cebu's 'resort airport' on June 29

Jun 28, 2015 - 1:59 PM

UPDATED After 5 months of delay the construction of the new terminal for the Aquino administration s first airport public private partnership project will finally start on June 30

President Benigno S. Aquino III with Cebu Governor Hilario Davide III, Tourism Secretary Ramon Jimenez, Jr., Interior and Local Government Secretary Manuel Roxas II, lowers the time capsule during the Groundbreaking Ceremony of the Mactan Cebu International Airport (MCIA) New Passenger Terminal Building in Lapu-Lapu Airport Road, Lapu-Lapu City, Cebu on Monday. Assiting the president are Megawide Construction Corporation chairman Michael Cosiquien and GMR Group of Companies chairman Grandhi Mallikajurna Rao (June 29, 2015).  (Photo by Gil Nartea / Malacañang Photo Bureau)

Mactan-Cebu airport terminal construction starts June 30

Jun 16, 2015 - 7:00 PM

The new terminal is seen to increase the airport’s passenger capacity to 12 5 million a year from the current 4 5 million

MUCH-AWAITED. The interim plan of the government will reduce the delay to 6 months from a year, GMCAC President Manuel Louie Ferrer says. Photo from Mactan-Cebu Airport Facebook page

CDO-bound Cebu Pacific plane turns back to Cebu

Jan 27, 2015 - 11:15 AM

The plane carrying 155 passengers turns back after experiencing mechanical problems 20 minutes from take off from the Mactan Cebu International airport

FLYING HIGH. Cebu Pacific is looking at flying 7 times a week to Canada to add to its long-haul routes. Photo by Ritchie Tongo/EPA

DOTC signs concession deal for Mactan airport

Apr 22, 2014 - 1:21 PM

The private concessionaire will take over operations of the Mactan Cebu International Airport by October 2014

GMR-Megawide set to remit P14B for Mactan airport

Apr 20, 2014 - 10:27 AM

The amount Megawide said will be transmitted before April 25

ONE DOWN. The P14.4 billion, part of Megawide-GMR's requirements to sign the contract with government, will be transmitted before April 25. File photo courtesy of the PPP Center

SC asked: Void GMR-Megawide consortium's Mactan airport contract

Apr 05, 2014 - 11:00 PM

Citing conflict of interest Senator Serge Osmeña petitions the Supreme Court to nullify GMR Megawide consortium s contract

Megawide-led consortium bags Mactan airport expansion contract

Apr 05, 2014 - 2:58 PM

The consortium hurdles a disqualification case filed against it as it denies conflict of interest arising from alleged ties with the German Fraport

HIGHEST BIDDER. The tandem of GMR Infrastructure and Megawide submitted the highest bid for the airport expansion project. Photo courtesy of the PPP Center