Swine Flu Hits Mexican Airports

7 May 2009 (Last Updated May 7th, 2009 18:30)

Following the swine flu outbreak, Mexican airports recorded a 10.4% fall in passenger traffic this month compared to the same month last year. Moreover, operator Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacifico said that a fall of 4.5% witnessed in international passenger traffic and 13.5% observ

Following the swine flu outbreak, Mexican airports recorded a 10.4% fall in passenger traffic this month compared to the same month last year.

Moreover, operator Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacifico said that a fall of 4.5% witnessed in international passenger traffic and 13.5% observed in national passenger traffic recorded as compare to the same period last year, the news.airwise.com reported.

The company said: "[The flu] has already led to the cancellation of flights arriving from Canada [and] the US, as well as some domestic flights," while disclosing the reason behind the fall.