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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 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 'carmageddon': Road, bridge repairs cause gridlock

Feb 09, 2016 - 1:58 PM

The heavy traffic on Tuesday February 9 forces some to walk to their destinations

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

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

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

Filinvest wants top Cebu airport bidder disqualified

Jan 09, 2014 - 9:20 PM

Megawide Construction says Filinvest Group s allegations are meant to influence the bidding process – itself a violation of bidding rules

TO BE DISQUALIFIED? Filinvest accuses Megawide of violating bidding rules. Photo courtesy of the PPP Center

Aquino to end term with 7 completed PPP projects

Dec 19, 2013 - 7:06 PM

50 other PPP projects are still in the pipeline says the PPP Center

SEVEN. The PPP Center says 7 PPP projects will be completed by 2016. Photo courtesy of the PPP Center.

Megawide-led consortium submits highest bid for Mactan airport

Dec 12, 2013 - 5:29 PM

The tandem of GMR Infrastructure and Megawide consortium submits the highest bid for the Mactan Cebu expansion project

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

More 'sweeteners' for Cebu airport project

Oct 25, 2013 - 8:00 PM

The government lengthened the period other airports and related businesses near the Cebu airport are banned from being developed

Sweeter project terms for the Mactan Cebu International Airport. Photo courtesy of the PPP Center

Quake impact on Cebu, Bohol airports 'minimal'

Oct 16, 2013 - 1:24 AM

Both Cebu and Tagbilaran airports suffer minimal damage due to the earthquake but traffic in Tagbilaran airport remains slow

Court junks case vs Cebu airport project

Sep 20, 2013 - 3:26 PM

Bidding of the P17 5 billion Mactan Cebu International Airport expansion project can proceed after a case seeking to stop it is dismissed

MPIC, JG Summit trim list of possible Cebu airport partners

Mar 18, 2013 - 6:46 PM

The groups are choosing among only 4 airport operators from Singapore Kuala Lumpur and Europe

MACTAN AIRPORT. The Pangilinan and Gokongwei groups are in the process of choosing a foreign partner to undertake the P17.5 billion-worth project. Photo courtesy of the PPP Center