OMA reports passenger traffic at Mexican airports increase by 6.9%

5 August 2014 (Last Updated August 5th, 2014 18:30)

Mexican airport operator Grupo Aeroportuario del Centro Norte, known as OMA, has reported that terminal passenger traffic at its 13 airports has gone up by 6.9% in July, when compared with the same period last year.

Mexican airport operator Grupo Aeroportuario del Centro Norte, known as OMA, has reported that terminal passenger traffic at its 13 airports has gone up by 6.9% in July, when compared with the same period last year.

Domestic traffic increased by 7.3% while international traffic went up by 4.5%. The airport saw a total of approximately 1.5m passengers, which has gone up from 1.4m in July 2013.

"Domestic traffic increased by 7.3% while international traffic went up by 4.5% in July."

A total of nine airports saw a substantial rise in domestic traffic in July, with Monterrey, San Luis Potosí and Reynosa Airports reporting the highest increases on routes to cities such as Mexico City, Cancún and Guadalajara.

According to the OMA report, international traffic increased in ten airports. Monterrey Airport saw the most significant increase due to higher passenger traffic on routes to Atlanta and Houston.

In comparison with July 2013, the total number of flight operations, which include the take-offs and landings, increased by 6.9%. The number of domestic and international flights rose by 7.4% and 3.7% respectively.