ASUR passenger traffic numbers reflect travel demand recovery
Compared with pre-pandemic levels of August 2019, passenger traffic declined 8.4 per cent in Mexico and 7.6 per cent in Colombia, and increased 14.8 per cent in Puerto Rico.
Grupo Aeroportuario del Sureste, S.A.B. de C.V. (ASUR), a leading international airport group with operations in Mexico, the U.S. and Colombia, today announced that total passenger traffic for August 2021 reached a total of 4.6 million passengers, 4.3 per cent below the levels reported in August 2019, reflecting a continued recovery in travel demand in general and the rollout of vaccination campaigns in the U.S. and gradual advances in Mexico, despite restrictions and requirements in certain countries of the world to contain the spread of the COVID-19 virus.
When compared to pre-pandemic levels of August 2019, passenger traffic declined 8.4 per cent in Mexico and 7.6 per cent in Colombia, while traffic in Puerto Rico increased 14.8 per cent.
This announcement reflects comparisons between 1 August through 31 August 2021, from 1 August through 31 August 2020, and 1 August through 31 August 2019. Transit and general aviation passengers are excluded for Mexico and Colombia.