ASUR reports 35.9% decrease in March 2020 passenger traffic due to COVID-19

Grupo Aeroportuario del Sureste, S.A.B. de C.V. (NYSE: ASR) (BMV: ASUR) has reported a 35.9% decrease in total passenger traffic for March 2020, compared to March 2019, the company said.

Passenger traffic decreased 35.8% in Mexico, 35.9% in Puerto Rico and 36.2% in Colombia impacted by the Covid-19 outbreak.

In Colombia, Decree 439, issued by the government on March 20, 2020, suspended all incoming international flights, including connecting flights, for 30 days, starting March 23, 2020. Decree 457 mandated preventive isolation as well as the suspension of domestic air travel between March 25 and April 13, 2020, with the exception of humanitarian emergencies, transportation of cargo and goods, and fortuitous events or force majeure.

ASUR´s announcement reflects comparisons between March 1 through March 31, 2020, and from March 1 through March 31, 2019.

ASUR is an international airport group with operations in Mexico, the U.S. and Colombia, operating, maintaining and developing 16 airports in the Americas. T