ASUR Announces Total Passenger Traffic for February 2016 Up 8.4% Year over Year

02 Mar, 2016, 17:10 ET from Grupo Aeroportuario del Sureste, S.A.B. de C.V.

MEXICO CITY, March 2, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Grupo Aeroportuario del Sureste, S.A.B. de C.V. (NYSE: ASR; BMV: ASUR) (ASUR), the first privatized airport group in Mexico and operator of Cancun Airport and eight other airports in southeast Mexico, as well as a 50% JV partner in Aerostar Airport Holdings, LLC, operator of the Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport in San Juan, today announced that total passenger traffic for February 2016 increased by 8.4% when compared to February 2015.

This announcement reflects comparisons between February 1 through February 29, 2016 and February 1 through February 28, 2015. Transit and general aviation passengers are excluded. Please note that 2016 figures reflect an extra day of operation (February 29).

 

Domestic

Airport

February

2015

February

2016

% Change

Cancún

332,201

374,396

12.7%

Cozumel

5,685

7,804

37.3%

Huatulco

34,446

34,818

1.1%

Mérida

104,536

120,551

15.3%

Minatitlán

17,483

17,247

(1.3)%

Oaxaca

40,951

49,226

20.2%

Tapachula

15,807

21,618

36.8%

Veracruz

84,155

83,043

(1.3)%

Villahermosa

84,031

82,316

(2.0)%

Total Domestic

719,295

791,019

10.0%

 

International

Airport

February

2015

February

2016

% Change

Cancún

1,200,236

1,294,959

7.9%

Cozumel

48,504

45,998

(5.2)%

Huatulco

21,602

24,883

15.2%

Mérida

9,233

11,644

26.1%

Minatitlán

562

705

25.4%

Oaxaca

4,927

5,322

8.0%

Tapachula

719

729

1.4%

Veracruz

5,603

5,690

1.6%

Villahermosa

3,598

3,320

(7.7)%

Total International

1,294,984

1,393,250

7.6%

 

Total

Airport

February

2015

February

2016

% Change

Cancún

1,532,437

1,669,355

8.9%

Cozumel

54,189

53,802

(0.7)%

Huatulco

56,048

59,701

6.5%

Mérida

113,769

132,195

16.2%

Minatitlán

18,045

17,952

(0.5)%

Oaxaca

45,878

54,548

18.9%

Tapachula

16,526

22,347

35.2%

Veracruz

89,758

88,733

(1.1)%

Villahermosa

87,629

85,636

(2.3)%

ASUR Total

2,014,279

2,184,269

8.4%

 

About ASUR: Grupo Aeroportuario del Sureste, S.A.B. de C.V. (ASUR) is a Mexican airport operator with concessions to operate, maintain and develop the airports of Cancun, Merida, Cozumel, Villahermosa, Oaxaca, Veracruz, Huatulco, Tapachula and Minatitlan in the southeast of Mexico, as well as a 50% JV partner in Aerostar Airport Holdings, LLC, operator of the Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport in San Juan, Puerto Rico. The Company is listed both on the Mexican Bolsa, where it trades under the symbol ASUR, and on the NYSE in the U.S., where it trades under the symbol ASR. One ADS represents ten (10) series B shares.

SOURCE Grupo Aeroportuario del Sureste, S.A.B. de C.V.