- The Monterrey (+3.4%), Ciudad Juárez (+9.0%), and Zacatecas (+29.9%) airports contributed most to traffic growth
MONTERREY, Mexico, March 06, 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 3.3% in February 2019, as compared to February 2018. Domestic traffic increased 3.8%, and international traffic increased 0.8%.
| ||Feb-2018||Feb-2019||Change %||Jan - Feb|
|Jan - Feb|
|OMA Total||1,494,945||1,544,605||3.3 ||3,080,566||3,228,213||4.8 |
|* Terminal passengers: includes passengers on the three types of aviation (commercial, charter, and general aviation), and excludes passengers in transit.|
During February 2019, domestic traffic increased in eight of our airports, with the largest increases in:
- Monterrey (+4.0%), benefitted from increases in the number of passengers on the Mexico City, Cancún and Guadalajara routes.
- Ciudad Juárez (+9.1%) due to increased traffic on the Mexico City, Bajío, Cancún, Culiacán and Guadalajara routes.
- Acapulco (+13.7%) as a result of increased traffic on the Mexico City and Guadalajara routes.
- Zacatecas (+42.4%) due to increased traffic on the Mexico City route.
In February 2019, Volaris started flying the Acapulco – Guadalajara, Ciudad Juárez – Culiacán, Culiacán – Ciudad Juárez, and San Luis Potosí – Mexico City routes.
Internationaltraffic grew in seven airports in February, with the largest increase in Mazatlán (+7.3%), as a result of increases in the number of passengers on the Abbotsford, Canada; Montreal, Canada; Calgary, Canada; and Los Angeles, California 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/traffic-reports
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