Grupo Aeroportuario del Sureste (ASUR), the first privatized airport group in Mexico and operator of Cancun Airport and eight other airports in southeast Mexico, announced that total passenger traffic for December 2016 increased by 13.9% year over year.

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 airport group reported that the group‘s domestic passenger traffic increased by 17.8% YoY, and Cancun airport contribute the highest December traffic at 22.8% YoY.

The group‘s international passenger traffic also experienced a growth of 10.8% YoY, although some airports show a decrease in its international traffic. Passengers traffic in the airports of Minatitlán, Veracruz, Villahermosa dropped by 29.4%, 10.1% and 25% respectively in December 2016.

The airport operator company is a 50% JV partner in Aerostar Airport Holdings, operator of the Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport in San Juan, Puerto Rico.