Grupo Aeroportuario del Sureste, S.A.B. de C.V., an international airport group with operations in Mexico, the U.S. and Colombia, today announced that total passenger traffic for December 2017 declined 3.5% when compared to December 2016. Passenger traffic rose 6.1% in Mexico, and declined 23.9% in San Juan and 12.3% in Colombia.
This announcement reflects comparisons between December 1 through December 31, 2017 and 2016. Accumulated figures reflect comparisons between January 1 and December 31, 2017 and 2016. Transit and general aviation passengers are excluded for Mexico and Colombia.
Note that the decline in passenger traffic at San Juan Airport reflects the impact of Hurricane Maria, which hit the island on September 21, 2017. In Colombia, passenger traffic was impacted by a strike of local pilots at a major international carrier.