- The Monterrey (+9.6%), Culiacán (+19.5%), and Ciudad Juárez (+20.9%) airports contributed most to traffic growth
MONTERREY, Mexico, Nov. 06, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Mexican airport operator Grupo Aeroportuario del Centro Norte, S.A.B. de C.V., known as OMA (NASDAQ: OMAB; BMV: OMA), reports that terminal passenger traffic at its 13 airports increased 10.7% in October 2018, as compared to October 2017. Domestic traffic increased 11.5%, and international traffic increased 4.1%.
|Total Passengers* |
|OMA Total||1,641,014||1,817,163||10.7 ||16,293,491||17,852,428||9.6 |
|* Terminal passengers: includes passengers on the three types of aviation (commercial, charter, and general aviation), and excludes passengers in transit.|
During October 2018, domestic traffic increased in all our airports, with the largest increases in:
- Monterrey (+10.5%), with 51% of total domestic traffic, benefited from increases in the number of passengers on the Mexico City, Cancún and Guadalajara routes.
- Culiacán (+19.1%) increased traffic on the Tijuana and Guadalajara routes.
- Ciudad Juárez (+20.8%) increased traffic on the Guadalajara and Mexico City routes.
- Chihuahua (+13.9%) increased traffic on the Cancún and Mexico City routes.
In October 2018, Vivaaerobus started flying the Monterrey – Toluca route, and Volaris opened the Zihuatanejo – Tijuana route.
Internationaltraffic grew in eight airports in October, with the largest increases in:
- Monterrey (+2.8%), as a result of increases in the number of passengers on the Detroit route.
- Zacatecas (+25.6%) increased traffic on the San Jose, California route.
Of total passenger traffic, 99.2% was commercial, and 0.8% was general aviation.
OMA’s complete traffic report is available at http://ir.oma.aero
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