ASUR Announces Total Passenger Traffic for December 2009 Down 4.1% Year Over Year

Jan 07, 2010, 09:20 ET from Grupo Aeroportuario del Sureste, S.A.B. de C.V.

MEXICO CITY, Jan. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Grupo Aeroportuario del Sureste, S.A.B. de C.V. (NYSE: ASR; BMV: ASUR) (ASUR), today announced that total passenger traffic for December 2009 decreased by 4.1% when compared to December 2008.

All figures in this announcement reflect comparisons between December 1 through December 31, 2008 and 2009. Transit and general aviation passengers are excluded.



                                  Domestic
                                  --------
    Airport              December           December      % Change
                           2008               2009
    Cancun              277,469            285,746            3.0
    Cozumel               6,100              4,502          (26.2)
    Huatulco             31,574             29,609           (6.2)
    Merida               90,418             95,980            6.2
    Minatitlan           12,528             11,816           (5.7)
    Oaxaca               52,393             39,351          (24.9)
    Tapachula            21,339             19,274           (9.7)
    Veracruz             75,380             65,836          (12.7)
    Villahermosa         67,652             60,561          (10.5)
    Total Domestic      634,853            612,675           (3.5)



                                   International
                                   -------------
    Airport                   December          December      % Change
                                2008              2009
    Cancun                   810,842           767,853           (5.3)
    Cozumel                   28,764            32,202           12.0
    Huatulco                   8,087             6,918          (14.5)
    Merida                     8,619             9,008            4.5
    Minatitlan                   305               444           45.6
    Oaxaca                     5,238             5,369            2.5
    Tapachula                    284               250          (12.0)
    Veracruz                   5,629             5,738            1.9
    Villahermosa               4,543             4,810            5.9
    Total International      872,311           832,592           (4.6)



                                 Total
                                 -----
    Airport            December           December      % Change
                         2008               2009
    Cancun          1,088,311          1,053,599           (3.2)
    Cozumel            34,864             36,704            5.3
    Huatulco           39,661             36,527           (7.9)
    Merida             99,037            104,988            6.0
    Minatitlan         12,833             12,260           (4.5)
    Oaxaca             57,631             44,720          (22.4)
    Tapachula          21,623             19,524           (9.7)
    Veracruz           81,009             71,574          (11.6)
    Villahermosa       72,195             65,371           (9.5)
    ASUR Total      1,507,164          1,445,267           (4.1)

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. 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.

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