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OMA to be part of the Dow Jones Sustainability Index for Emerging Markets

MONTERREY, Mexico, Sept. 12, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Mexican airport operator Grupo Aeroportuario del Centro Norte, S.A.B. de C.V., known as OMA (NASDAQ:OMAB) (BMV:OMA), was selected to be included in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) for Emerging Markets. This index represents the highest standard for corporate sustainability based on economic, environmental, social, and corporate governance criteria.

This is the first time that OMA has been selected for inclusion in the DJSI, from among 1,986 companies in developed economies and emerging markets. Only five companies in Mexico are included in the index, of which only two are in the transportation sector. The selection represents an important achievement for OMA, our partners, shareholders, and employees.

OMA is committed to stimulating economic and tourism growth through the development of increased air travel connectivity and generation of passenger traffic. We carry out our operations in accordance with corporate governance best practices, with the vision and commitment to respect and be mindful of the environment, and also by promoting the social well-being of our stakeholders through projects supported by our Sustainability Policy.

The DSJI Global index identifies companies that are leaders in sustainability practices based on the analysis of RobecoSAM and the S&P Dow Jones index methodology.

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 third largest metropolitan area, the tourist destinations of Acapulco, Mazatlán, and Zihuatanejo, and nine other regional centers and border cities. OMA also operates the NH Collection hotel 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, and ISO 9001:2008 environmental standards. 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 second largest European airports operator. OMA is listed on the Mexican Stock Exchange (OMA) and on the NASDAQ Global Select Market (OMAB). For more information, visit:

CONTACT: Chief Financial Officer Vicsaly Torres Ruiz +52 (81) 8625 4300 vtorres@oma.aero Investor Relations: Emmanuel Camacho +52 (81) 8625 4308 ecamacho@oma.aero Laury Franco Castillo +52 (81) 8625 4377 lfranco@oma.aero Manuel Higinio de León +52 (81) 8625 4334 mdeleon@oma.aero In the US: Daniel Wilson /Zemi Communications +1 (212) 689 9560 dbmwilson@zemi.com Media Relations: Paola Fernández +52 (81) 8625 4300 pfernandez@oma.aero

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