Grupo Aeroportuario del Sureste, S.A.B. de C.V. (NYSE: ASR; BMV: ASUR) (ASUR), an international airport group with operations in Mexico, the US and Colombia, has announced that total passenger traffic for April 2018 decreased 0.6% when compared to April 2017. Passenger traffic rose 4.2% in Mexico, and declined 13.0% in San Juan and 4.7% in Colombia, the company said.
This announcement reflects comparisons between April 1 through April 30, 2018 and 2017. Transit and general aviation passengers are excluded for Mexico and Colombia. During 2018, the impact of Holy Week on passenger traffic in Mexico began on March 23, while in 2017 it began on April 7.
Note that the decline in passenger traffic at San Juan Airport reflects the impact of Hurricane Maria, which hit the island on September 21, 2017.
Grupo Aeroportuario del Sureste, S.A.B. de C.V. (ASUR) operates, maintains and develops 16 airports in the Americas. This comprises nine airports in southeast Mexico, including Cancun Airport, the most important tourist destination in Mexico, the Caribbean and Latin America, and six airports in northern Colombia, including Medellin international airport (Rio Negro), the second busiest in Colombia. For more information, visit www.asur.com.mx