Mactan-Cebu International Airport (MCIA) is targeting at least 10M passengers for 2017. MCIA grew 11.5% in 2016 (7.98 million passengers in 2015).
In 2016, MCIA added flights to Los Angeles (Philippine Airlines), Dubai (Emirates), Chengdu (PAL, China Eastern Airlines), Wuhan (China Eastern Airlines), Xiamen (Xiamen Air), Hangzhou (Air Asia) and Daegu (T’way Air).
A number of carriers have also added new flights to its existing Cebu routes. Air Asia added more flights to its Cebu-Kuala Lumpur, Cebu-Singapore and Cebu-Taipei routes while PAL also added more flights to its Cebu-Caticlan and Cebu-Singapore routes. Meanwhile, new flights were also added for the Cebu-Taipei route by Eva Air, Cebu-Busan route by Air Busan and Cebu-Narita route by Vanilla Air.