- The Monterrey (+5.6%), Culiacán (+10.9%), and Ciudad Juárez (+11.7%) airports contributed most to traffic growth
MONTERREY, Mexico, Feb. 07, 2019 (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 6.2% in January 2019, as compared to January 2018. Domestic traffic increased 6.9%, and international traffic increased 2.2%.
| ||Jan-2018||Jan-2019||Change %|
|OMA Total||1,585,621||1,683,608||6.2 |
|* Terminal passengers: includes passengers on the three types of aviation (commercial, charter, and general aviation), and excludes passengers in transit.|
During January 2019, domestic traffic increased in eleven of our airports, with the largest increases in:
- Monterrey (+6.7%), benefitted from increases in the number of passengers on the Mexico City, Cancún and Guadalajara routes.
- Culiacán (+10.5%) due to increased traffic on the Tijuana, Guadalajara and Mexico City routes.
- Ciudad Juárez (+11.6%) as a result of increased traffic on the Bajío, Cancún and Guadalajara routes.
Internationaltraffic grew in ten airports in January, with the largest increase in:
- Mazatlán (+6.4%), as a result of increases in the number of passengers on the Montreal, Canada; Calgary, Canada; Saskatoon, Canada; and Los Angeles, California routes.
- San Luis Potosí (+10.1%) due to increased traffic on the Houston, Texas route.
In January 2019, Sunwing started flying the Mazatlán – Saskatoon, Canada route. In addition, Swoop opened the Mazatlán - Abbotsford, Canada routes.
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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