MEXICO CITY, Feb. 26, 2013 /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, today announced that the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has issued an order approving the 40-year Lease between Aerostar and the Puerto Rico Ports Authority, which was signed in July 2012. The FAA's order is available at http://www.faa.gov/news/updates/?newsId=71150
Aerostar expects the FAA to provide Aerostar with its Part 139 Operating Certificate concurrently with the closing of the Lease. The closing of the Lease is pending the completion of certain closing steps by the Puerto Rico Ports Authority.
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 NYSE in the U.S., where it trades under the symbol ASR, and on the Mexican Bolsa, where it trades under the symbol ASUR. One ADS represents ten (10) series B shares. For more information please visit ASUR's website at http://www.asur.com.mx
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