However, the Brazilian company's air passenger numbers fell in the first quarter.
The presidential candidate's pick for infrastructure minister told BNamericas the reasons why he and Andrés Manuel López Obrador think the mega project is not financially feasible.
What's left of the structure, which was at the center of a deadly accident in January, will be demolished over the next few weeks.
A previous tender offer launched last year that sought to attract 100% of the firm's free-float shares did not manage to attain its acquisition goal.
Authorities stated that works on the US$78mn project, which has just started a trial period, will not be affected by the suspension, and that the operating contract is still expected to be awarded by May.
After shrinking 6.1% in 2015 and 7.6% in 2016, the volume of services provided in the transport and warehousing segment grew 2.3% in 2017, according to an industry group.