OMA inaugurates terminal expansion at Monterrey Int Airport

Monterrey International Airport in Mexico has celebrated the inauguration of the first phase of a €400 million investment programme.

Operated by OMA, of which Vinci Airports is the main shareholder, the airport is forecasting strong growth in passenger traffic and the delivery of its five-year expansion programme will increase passenger capacity by 50%, enabling it accommodate close to 18 million passengers annually.

OMA, which operates 13 airports in Mexico, underlines the investment demonstrates its commitment to enhancing and modernising airport infrastructure in the region of Nuevo Leon. The programme has been designed with input from Vinci Airports to provide a seamless and enhanced experience and once complete will feature 70 check-in desks, self-service and bag-drop facilities, 10,000 sq.m. of commercial plaza at the heart of the building, more efficient security checks, integrated and automised baggage handling systems, additional seating areas and boarding gates and new and expanded baggage reclaim areas.

Congratulating OMA and Vinci’s teams on completing the first stage of the development project at Monterrey, Nicolas Notebaert, CEO of Vinci Concessions and President of Vinci Airports, said: “Vinci Airports’ commitment to OMA is to support the economic growth of Northern Mexico, in particular by increasing terminal capacity for passengers and improving their travel experience.”

The airport currently has a network of 38 direct national destinations and 22 international destinations, serviced by eight national and five international carriers.

Image: OMA, of which VINCI Airports is the main shareholder, inaugurates the first phase of terminal expansion at Monterrey International Airport. [C] Vinci Airports.

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