- The Monterrey (+11.0%), Culiacán (+9.3%), and Ciudad Juárez (+15.7%) airports contributed most to traffic growth
MONTERREY, Mexico, Dec. 05, 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 11.2% in November 2018, as compared to November 2017. Domestic traffic increased 11.6%, and international traffic increased 8.3%.
| ||Nov-17||Nov-18||Change %||Jan-Nov|
|Jan-Nov 2018||Change %|
|OMA Total||1,647,907||1,832,388||11.2 ||17,941,398||19,684,816||9.7 |
|* Terminal passengers: includes passengers on the three types of aviation (commercial, charter, and general aviation), and excludes passengers in transit.|
During November 2018, domestic traffic increased in twelve of our airports, with the largest increases in:
- Monterrey (+11.8%), with 50% of total domestic traffic, benefitted from increases in the number of passengers on the Mexico City, Guadalajara and Cancún routes.
- Culiacán (+9.1%) due to increased traffic on the Guadalajara route.
- Ciudad Juárez (+15.6%) as a result of increased traffic on the Bajío, Guadalajara and Cancún routes.
- Chihuahua (+11.9%) due to increased traffic on the Cancún, Mexico City and Monterrey routes.
In November 2018, Vivaaerobus started flying the Durango – Monterrey, Monterrey – Durango and Zacatecas – Ciudad de México routes. In addition, Volaris opened the Acapulco – Ciudad de México and Ciudad Juárez – Bajío routes.
Internationaltraffic grew in twelve airports in November, with the largest increase in:
- Monterrey (+6.0%), as a result of increases in the number of passengers on the Detroit route.
- Zacatecas (+44.8%) due to increased traffic on the San Jose, California route.
Of total passenger traffic, 99.1% was commercial, and 0.9% was general aviation.
For OMA’s complete traffic report, include tables, please visit http://ir.oma.aero.
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