Air cargo grows by 1.8% in 2022
MEXICO – Air cargo movement in Mexico from January to November of last year was of 1,048,807.2 tons, which meant a growth of 1.8% compared to the same period of 2021 when 1,030,415.1 tons were recorded.
According to data from the Federal Civil Aviation Agency (AFAC), such result is due to the fact that domestic cargo decreased by 2.2% year-on-year, going from 355,214 tons to 347,453.8 tons.
The AFAC stated that among the five main domestic routes are Mexico-Guadalajara, Tijuana-Mexico, San Luis Potosi-Mexico, Monterrey-Mexico and Mexico-Merida.
The international market registered an increase of 3.9% compared to the same period, with an increase of 26,152.3 tons to 701,353 tons.
Despite the overall growth, there were several decreases in the main routes, with the Los Angeles-Guadalajara route suffering a 35.3% decrease. Only two destinations increased their movement.
During this period, Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacífico (GAP) and the airports called corporations were the ones with a 5.7% and 2.4% decrease.
Aeropuertos y Servicios Auxiliares (ASA) and Grupo Aeroportuario del Sureste (Asur) grew 129.3% and 26.6%, as did Grupo Aeroportuario Centro Norte (OMA) with 11.8% and Mexico City International Airport (AICM) with 0.4%.