Carrasco International Airport closed January with a historical passenger record

Carrasco International Airport closed January with a historical passenger record

He Carrasco International Airport recorded an operating record in January, moving 201,338 passengers during the month, demonstrating the improvement in air connectivity of Uruguay.

The increasing amount of frequencies and the higher level of occupancy on flights are two of the factors that explain how the airport managed to surpass the previous historical mark, which dated from 2012, when 197,763 people traveled.

“As a gateway to the country, we celebrate this milestone that marks the beginning of a year in which we will continue working to promote the connectivity of our country and continue bringing closer Uruguay to the world,” he said. Federico Cabrera, Operations and Experience Manager of Aeropuertos Uruguay.

In turn, Cabrera highlighted “the joint work with the entire industry ecosystem, from the airlines even to the authorities”, assuring that “it is the key to continue growing in this way.”

Uruguay’s air connectivity, growing

As part of the increase in frequencies and the arrival of new flights, which will lead to the arrival of a flag airline,in it Carrasco Airport A total of 12 airlines operate, connecting the country directly with 17 international destinations.

In total they are 168 weekly frequencies that leave for Madrid, Panama, Asunción, Santiago de Chile, Lima, San Pablo, Buenos Aires (Aeroparque and Ezeiza), Bogotá, Porto Alegre, Recife, Río de Janeiro, Miami, Salvador de Bahía, Florianópolis, Bariloche and Curitiba.

From Uruguay Airports They also highlighted “the innovative system Easy Airport, “which makes possible a process self-managed by the passenger, streamlining the flow in the terminal and with the highest safety standards, including the wide gastronomic and service offering.”

“We strengthen all services to provide the best customer experience, betting on technology to facilitate airport processes and also on the proximity of our teams to the customer,” Cabrera said in this regard.

Airport improvements and upcoming openings

Meanwhile, the manager of Uruguay Airports He anticipated that there is “a portfolio of important projects and investments for this year” and trusted that, once completed, “they will allow us to further enhance the experience in our terminal.”

In that sense, it was reported that the company is developing National System of International Airports to modernize six airports throughout the country. It is that after the inauguration of Carmelo and Rivera, The company plans to inaugurate the works in Salto, Melo, Paysandú and Durazno.

Source: Ambito

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