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CUR Summer 2024 arrived on the wings of a strong winter season

CAP review Q1 2024 traffic and summer 2024 capacity

Q1 2024

CAP, Curaçao Airport Partners NV, is pleased by the Q1 2024 passenger movement results. Total passenger traffic movements were 494,378, an increase of +36% vs Q1 2023. In addition, Curaçao International Airport, CUR, processed 201,204 international departing passengers, an increase of +38% compared to Q1 2023; Dutch Caribbean traffic remained stable compared to Q1 2023 at 31,078, an increase of +2%. In addition, CUR welcomed 230,134 arriving passengers, an increase of +32% compared to Q1 2023.

Passenger traffic share per market over Q1 2024, remains diversified and on target with the largest share from Europe at 41%; USA 20%, Dutch Caribbean 14%, South America 14% and Canada 6%. Between new air service and the increase in frequencies by some of our airline partners, passenger traffic from Amsterdam increased by +30% compared to Q1 2023; Bogota +48%, New York-JFK +87%, Medellin +10%, Panama +46% and Toronto +58%.

Summer 2024

According to the latest Cirium data, Curaçao International Airport, CUR, will service 3,593 flights accounting for 842,700 seats arriving and departing during the summer season, respectively +3% and +37% vs summer 2023. The summer season schedule runs through the last Sunday of October, and flight schedules are subject to change.

KLM, TUI and Corendon are responsible for 451,900 scheduled seats from Amsterdam, +46% vs. 2023. Corendon which launched service in November, has added frequencies during the summer peak periods. In addition to the daily flights, KLM will add frequencies during the summer peak periods. TUI remains at double daily with some flights direct via Aruba or Bonaire.

American Airlines, Jetblue, Delta and United account for 239,800 seats, an increase of +34% vs 2023 connecting CUR non-stop to the USA. American returns to weekly service from Charlotte, Jetblue has daily service from New York-JFK, United is continuing winter weekly service from Newark on a year-round basis. Delta, that launched Atlanta weekly service in December year-round has already announced increasing to daily service as of the coming winter season.

Avianca, Copa, Azul and Wingo account for 210,400 seats, an increase of +34% vs 2023. Avianca has increased to eleven (11) weekly flights from Bogota and Copa will be increasing to nine (9) weekly flights from Panama. Avianca and Copa connect Curaçao via Bogota and Panama, to primarily Brazil, Argentina, Uruguay, Chile and Peru. In addition, twice (2x) weekly non-stop service by Azul from Belo Horizonte, compliments and enhances passenger traffic from Brazil.

Multiple daily flights between the Dutch Caribbean are complemented with service to Santo Domingo and Port of Spain. Convenient schedules are provided by Zair, Divi Air, Winair, Jetair, Caribbean Airlines, Skyhigh, Arajet, and AirCentury.

CURs route network comprises of nineteen (19) airline partners and twenty-three (23) gateways. CAP is pleased by the retention of the route network and contained passenger traffic growth anticipated for 2024. Our strategy is to ensure an optimal passenger experience throughout the airport facilities upon arrival and departure. CAP is committed to the public -private partnership stimulating the development of tourism in a sustainable and profitable manner.