Airlines continue expansion in Mactan-Cebu airport
MANILA, Philippines – Mactan-Cebu International Airport, the country’s second largest, continues to become a battlefield among local and foreign carriers as the main Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) faces infrastructure constraints and worsening congestion case.
A recent report from the Center for Asia Pacific Aviation (CAPA) said Mactan-Cebu has seen competition especially for flag carrier Philippine Airlines (PAL) and budget airline Cebu Pacific as both pursue expansion programs.
Cebu Pacific is adding capacity on seven domestic routes while PAL eyes six domestic routes from Cebu and its recently launched Cebu-Los Angeles service, the first long-haul route from the secondary hub.
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