- The Monterrey (+3.2%), Ciudad Juárez (+18.8%), and Zacatecas (+31.1%) airports contributed most to traffic growth
MONTERREY, Mexico, April 03, 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 3.5% in March 2019, as compared to March 2018. Domestic traffic increased 4.2%, and international traffic decreased 0.5%.
| ||Mar-2018||Mar-2019||Change %||Jan - Mar|
|Jan - Mar|
|OMA Total||1,820,657||1,885,288||3.5 ||4,901,223||5,113,501||4.3 |
|* Terminal passengers: includes passengers on the three types of aviation (commercial, charter, and general aviation), and excludes passengers in transit.|
During March 2019, domestic traffic increased in nine of our airports, with the largest increases in:
- Monterrey (+4.0%), benefitted from increases in the number of passengers on the Mexico City and Guadalajara routes.
- Ciudad Juárez (+18.9%) due to increased traffic on the Mexico City, Bajío, Guadalajara, Cancún, and Hermosillo routes.
- Zacatecas (+46.0%) as a result of increased traffic on the Mexico City route.
- Chihuahua (+6.2%) due to increased traffic on the Mexico City route.
In March 2019, Volaris started flying the Ciudad Juárez – Hermosillo, Ciudad Juárez – Mexico City, Chihuahua – Hermosillo, Chihuahua – Mérida, Chihuahua – Mexicali routes.
Internationaltraffic grew in five airports in March, with the largest increase in Mazatlán (+8.8%), as a result of increases in the number of passengers on the Abbotsford, Canada; Calgary, Canada; and Montreal, Canada routes.
Of total passenger traffic, 99.1% was commercial, and 0.9% was general aviation.
For OMA’s complete traffic report, including tables, please visit http://ir.oma.aero/traffic-reports
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