Tocumen International Airport registered traffic of 1,304,606 passengers, an increase of 703,326 over the same period in 2021.
Raffoul Arab, manager of the airport said the recovery is accelerating however the industry is still cautious due to an environment marked by the covid-19 pandemic, in addition to the war between Russia and Ukraine and its impact on oil prices.
“The full opening of Terminal 2 is another element that will strengthen our regional and global competitive position,” said Arab.
Regarding international connections, in May the air terminal increased direct routes to 78 destinations, through 20 commercial airlines, which offer services to America and Europe.
For this reason, of the total number of passengers who used Terminal 1 of the Tocumen International Airport, 76% had connections.
According to data from the Airport Statistics Department, the markets with the best regional performance in May were South America with 46%, followed by North America with 29%, and the Caribbean with 11%.
Central American countries contributed 9% and the European markets 5%.