More than 3.2 million passengers moved through 44,014 air operations, while the transported cargo reached 28,065 tons only in the month of October, reported the Peruvian Corporation of Airports and Commercial Aviation (Corpac).
These figures represent an increase of 4.4% in air operations compared to October 2017, according to information from El Peruano.
“According to the company managing the Peruvian skies, these results highlight the increase in the frequency of flights to the northern and eastern regions of the country”, the aforementioned media said.
Corpac also reported that the international airports that contributed most to the dynamism of the passenger movement were the Jorge Chávez (Lima); Alejandro Velasco Astete (Cusco); Rodríguez Ballón (Arequipa); the FAP Francisco Secada Vignetta (Iquitos); and the FAP Guillermo Concha Iberico (Piura).
“Also, between January and October of this year, the airport movement registered an increase of 3.5% in operations (413,726); of 8.8% in passengers (31 million) and a 4.2% decrease in the volume of cargo transported (257.6 tons) with respect to the same period of the previous year,” said the general manager of the entity, Ivan Besich.