MONTERREY, Mexico, Sept. 1, 2010 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Mexican airport operator Grupo Aeroportuario del Centro Norte, S.A.B. de C.V., known as OMA (Nasdaq:OMAB) (BMV:OMA), started operations today at its new Terminal B at Monterrey International Airport, which is expected to set a new standard for passenger service and safety in Mexico.
Terminal B is the only terminal in Mexico and Latin America to have two-way aircraft taxiways, providing greater agility for airline operations and facilitating greater connectivity. These characteristics help make Terminal B a strategic asset that will support OMA's initiative to make the Monterrey Airport the most important transit hub in northern Mexico.Victor Bravo, OMA's Chief Executive Officer, said, "The start of operations of Terminal B in Monterrey shows OMA's commitment to provide airport services that meet the highest domestic and international quality and safety standards, improve the passenger experience, and ensure that all the cities where we operate have the airport facilities that they need for long-term economic growth." 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, Mazatlan, 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. OMA employs over 970 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 Aeroports de Paris Management, subsidiary of Aeroports 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). Please follow OMA on :
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