With expanded Terminals, TOCUMEN now recognized as most ON TIME regional airport in the world

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The Tocumen International Airport with an index of 91.11% was awarded the On Time Performance Airport 5 star award, as the most punctual medium-sized airport in the world, according to the British aeronautical analysis consultant, Official Airline Guide (OAG), after evaluating the performance of global punctuality during the year 2018.

Last year the air terminal with an index of 89.5% had been awarded for the second consecutive year with the On Time Performance Airport 5 star award, as one of the most punctual medium-sized airports in the world, however this year it won the first place.

According to data provided by the OAG, from an average of 400 daily flight operations performed at the Tocumen International Airport, during 2018, around 146,000 operations completed their itinerary in their passenger transfers to the destinations with which we connect .

This award is an acknowledgment to the investments and the personnel that works in the air terminal, for the high level of performance and efficiency in the daily development of their work, achieving a better punctuality in their flights, in an airport with complex operations, such as it is the Hub of the Americas.

To perform the OAG 2018 punctuality ranking, it is based on approximately 57 million flight records that use year-round data from 2017 to create the best interpreters in a wide range of categories.

Currently, an average of 43 thousand passengers travel daily through the Tocumen International Airport, more than 400 daily flights are made and it provides connection to 87 destinations in 36 countries in the Americas, Europe and Asia.

During 2018 the Tocumen International Airport mobilized 15.6 million passengers, of which about 70% were passengers using the airport as their connection center.

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