Puerto Rico Air Arrivals Continue to Boom

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Puerto Rico’s surging air arrivals continued in December, according to the latest numbers from Mexico-based ASUR, which manages the island’s primary air hub, Luis Munoz International Airport in San Juan. 

San Juan reported 937,716 passengers in December, a 19.6 percent increase compared to the same month in 2018. 

For the year, San Juan saw a 12.8 percent increase in passenger traffic, with a total of 9.448 million passengers over the calendar year 2019. 

That was buoyed by 13.2 percent growth in travel from within the United States, and a 9.7 percent jump in international traffic. 

The numbers continue what has been a dramatic resurgence for Puerto Rico’s tourism sector. 

— CJ

 

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