Mactan-Cebu International Airport (MCIA) got into the Halloween spirit from October 27-29, 2023 as passengers received delightful treats from spooky performers while giving a fun dance performance.
With the spike in passenger traffic beginning on October 27, in time for the long weekend, MCIA made this an opportunity to engage with its passengers through Halloween-themed photo walls around the terminal and giveaway of treats for a delightful airport experience. This apart from providing its passengers a safe, efficient and friendly airport experience.
The All Souls and All Saints Day holiday signifies the peak travel seasons for MCIA. With local elections also set on October 30, MCIA is expecting an influx of passengers to pass through the airport for the long holiday week ahead. In addition, the Mactan-Cebu International Airport Authority (MCIAA) has also established a passenger helpdesk around Terminal 1 and 2 in both arrivals and departures level as part of its Oplan Biyaheng Ayos: Election and Undas 2023 preparations.
In February this year, Mactan Cebu International Airport was named as the Best Airport in Asia 2022 in Airline and Destination Marketing for the Under 5M Passengers category during the annual Routes’ Awards held in Chiang Mai, Thailand.
Routes lauded the airport operators’ efforts in airline and destination marketing in supporting airline partners as well as addressing demand for air services.
In 2019, the airport’s Terminal 2 was named the winner of the World Architecture Festival in the Completed Buildings-Transport category. The country’s second busiest airport has accommodated close to 5 million passengers in the first half of 2023 with approximately 4.9 million passengers from January to June, signaling the return of its pre-pandemic operations after three years in lockdown.