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ASUR Announces Total Passenger Traffic for April 2010 Down 0.9% Year over Year

May 4, 2010

MEXICO CITY, May 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Grupo Aeroportuario del Sureste, S.A.B. de C.V. (NYSE: ASR; BMV: ASUR) (ASUR), today announced that total passenger traffic for April 2010 decreased by 0.9% when compared to April 2009.

This announcement reflects comparisons between April 1 through April 30, 2010 and 2009. Transit and general aviation passengers are excluded. It is important to note that Easter and Holy weeks during 2009 were in April, while in 2010 Holy week took place the last week of March and Easter week at the beginning of April.

                                  Domestic
    Airport                    April             April         % Change *
                                     2009              2010
    Cancun                        266,201           273,530             2.8
    Cozumel                         5,703             4,097           (28.2)
    Huatulco                       30,197            26,868           (11.0)
    Merida                         77,803            85,125             9.4
    Minatitlan                     10,723            10,605            (1.1)
    Oaxaca                         39,300            32,865           (16.4)
    Tapachula                      18,554            15,121           (18.5)
    Veracruz                       63,987            65,654             2.6
    Villahermosa                   59,041            55,683            (5.7)
    ------------                   ------            ------            ----
    Total Domestic                571,509           569,548            (0.3)
    --------------                -------           -------            ----

                               International
    Airport                     April             April         % Change *
                                      2009              2010
    Cancun                         894,104           881,612           (1.4)
    Cozumel                         41,044            40,414           (1.5)
    Huatulco                         5,932             7,348           23.9
    Merida                           8,423             8,184           (2.8)
    Minatitlan                         333               433           30.0
    Oaxaca                           4,826             4,014          (16.8)
    Tapachula                          387               405            4.7
    Veracruz                         5,290             5,943           12.3
    Villahermosa                     3,643             3,980            9.3
    ------------                     -----             -----            ---
    Total International            963,982           952,333           (1.2)
    -------------------            -------           -------           ----

                                   Total
    Airport                    April             April         % Change *
                                     2009              2010
    Cancun                      1,160,305         1,155,142            (0.4)
    Cozumel                        46,747            44,511            (4.8)
    Huatulco                       36,129            34,216            (5.3)
    Merida                         86,226            93,309             8.2
    Minatitlan                     11,056            11,038            (0.2)
    Oaxaca                         44,126            36,879           (16.4)
    Tapachula                      18,941            15,526           (18.0)
    Veracruz                       69,277            71,597             3.3
    Villahermosa                   62,684            59,663            (4.8)
    ------------                   ------            ------            ----
    ASUR Total                  1,535,491         1,521,881            (0.9)
    ----------                  ---------         ---------            ----
    *Note: Easter and Holy weeks during 2009 were in April, while in 2010
    Holy week took place the last week of March and Easter week at the
    beginning of April.

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