OMA’s Culiacán Airport Named the Best Regional Airport in Latin America and the Caribbean for Second Year in a Row

  • The Airports Council International (ACI) newly recognized the Culiacán Airport in the category of airports with up to two million passengers per year
  • The Culiacán Airport’s performance was measured in comparison with 52 international airports, of which seven are in Latin America and Caribbean

MONTERREY, Mexico, March 03, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Mexican airport operator Grupo Aeroportuario del Centro Norte, S.A.B. de C.V., known as OMA (NASDAQ:OMAB) (BMV:OMA), announced that the Airports Council International (ACI) named the Culiacán International Airport as the winner of the 2015 Airport Service Quality award for the best regional airport in Latin America and the Caribbean with under two million passengers. This is the second year in a row that Culiacán has won this distinction.

The Airport Service Quality (ASQ) awards are the most important service quality awards for international airports, and are based on the ACI’s passenger surveys that evaluate quality in management and in the provision of airport services based on 34 quality indicators.

Winning the award for the second year in a row shows the functionality, security and safety, comfort, and quality of services that are provided in the Culiacán Airport. The Culiacán Airport scored highest for terminal building ambience and cleanliness, attention and friendliness of personnel, and security inspections for passengers and luggage, among others.

The Culiacán Airport also won the ASQ 2014 award, while the Mazatlán Airport received recognition in 2011 and 2013.

These distinctions are the result of the ongoing work of OMA to improve customer satisfaction and to provide a positive experience for its passengers and other users of airport facilities in all 13 of its airports, through adoption of best international practices and continuous improvement in the quality of its installations and services.

About OMA

Grupo Aeroportuario del Centro Norte, S.A.B. de C.V., known as OMA, operates 13 international airports in nine states of central and northern Mexico. OMA’s airports serve Monterrey, Mexico’s fourth largest metropolitan area, the tourist destinations of Acapulco, Mazatlán, and Zihuatanejo, and nine other regional centers and border cities. OMA also operates a hotel and commercial areas inside Terminal 2 of the Mexico City airport and the Hilton Garden Inn at the Monterrey airport. OMA employs over 1,000 persons in order to offer passengers and clients, airport and commercial services in facilities that comply with all applicable international safety, security standards, and ISO 9001:2008. OMA’s strategic shareholder members are ICA, Mexico’s largest engineering, procurement, and construction company, and Aéroports de Paris Management, subsidiary of Aéroports de Paris, the fourth largest European airports operator. OMA is listed on the Mexican Stock Exchange (OMA) and on the NASDAQ Global Select Market (OMAB). For more information, please visit us at:

CONTACT: Chief Financial Officer Vicsaly Torres Ruiz +52 (81) 8625 4300 Investor Relations In Mexico Luis Emmanuel Camacho Thierry +52 (81) 8625 4308 Laury Franco Castillo +52 (81) 8625 4377 Manuel Higinio de Leon Diaz +52 (81) 8625 4334 In the United States: Daniel Wilson / Zemi Communications +1 (212) 689 9560 Media Relations: Paola Fernandez +52 (81) 8625 4300

Source:Grupo Aeroportuario del Centro Norte S.A.B. de C.V.