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 December 2017 declined 3.5% when compared to December 2016, the company said.
Passenger traffic rose 6.1% in Mexico, and declined 23.9% in San Juan and 12.3% in Colombia.
This announcement reflects comparisons between December 1 through December 31, 2017 and 2016. Accumulated figures reflect comparisons between January 1 and December 31, 2017 and 2016. Transit and general aviation passengers are excluded for Mexico and Colombia.
The decline in passenger traffic at San Juan Airport reflects the impact of Hurricane Maria, which hit the island on September 21, 2017. In Colombia, passenger traffic was impacted by a strike of local pilots at a major international carrier.
Grupo Aeroportuario del Sureste, S.A.B. de C.V. (ASUR) is an international airport operator with a portfolio of concessions to operate, maintain and develop 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. ASUR is also a 60% JV partner in Aerostar Airport Holdings, LLC, operator of the Luis MuÃ±oz MarÃn International Airport serving the capital of Puerto Rico, San Juan. For more information, visit www.asur.com.mx.