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ASUR Announces Total Passenger Traffic for February 2009 Down 2.2% Year over Year

March 6, 2009

MEXICO CITY, March 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ – Grupo Aeroportuario del Sureste, S.A.B. de C.V. (NYSE: ASR; BMV: ASUR) (ASUR), today announced that total passenger traffic for February 2009 decreased by 2.2% when compared to February 2008.

This announcement reflects comparisons between February 1 through February 28, 2009 and February 1 through February 29, 2008. Transit and general aviation passengers are excluded.

                                Domestic
    Airport                 February*        February         % Change
                                2008            2009
    Cancun                   225,576          195,552          (13.3)
    Cozumel                    6,611            5,651          (14.5)
    Huatulco                  18,427           26,643           44.6
    Merida                    96,490           77,345          (19.8)
    Minatitlan                12,729           10,933          (14.1)
    Oaxaca                    40,841           44,250            8.3
    Tapachula                 17,997           18,578            3.2
    Veracruz                  75,981           68,087          (10.4)
    Villahermosa              74,951           60,616          (19.1)
    Total Domestic           569,603          507,655          (10.9)

                              International
    Airport                 February*        February         % Change
                                2008             2009
    Cancun                   921,956          961,078            4.2
    Cozumel                   46,660           42,802           (8.3)
    Huatulco                  18,234           13,798          (24.3)
    Merida                    10,280            7,524          (26.8)
    Minatitlan                   290              213          (26.6)
    Oaxaca                     3,971            5,059           27.4
    Tapachula                    476              283          (40.5)
    Veracruz                   5,580            4,967          (11.0)
    Villahermosa               3,811            3,447           (9.6)
    Total International    1,011,258        1,039,171            2.8


                                  Total
    Airport                 February*        February         % Change
                                2008             2009
    Cancun                 1,147,532        1,156,630            0.8
    Cozumel                   53,271           48,453           (9.0)
    Huatulco                  36,661           40,441           10.3
    Merida                   106,770           84,869          (20.5)
    Minatitlan                13,019           11,146          (14.4)
    Oaxaca                    44,812           49,309           10.0
    Tapachula                 18,473           18,861            2.1
    Veracruz                  81,561           73,054          (10.4)
    Villahermosa              78,762           64,063          (18.7)
    ASUR Total             1,580,861        1,546,826           (2.2)

*Note: The month of February 2008 had 29 days.

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.

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


Source: newswire



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