Another month, another million passengers moving through the airports operated by Grupo Aeroportuario del Sureste, better known as ASUR
But as I've explained in previous ASUR updates, I think it's more instructive to compare the current year's results with the 2005 tallies, to see past the now-flattering comparisons against 2006's periods, which were still suffering from post-hurricane syndrome.
This year's February traffic totals represent a solid, if not awe-inspiring, 5.4% gain over the February 2005 numbers. That should inspire some yawns, which is a good thing.
Despite more recent investor excitement about these airport groups -- driven by the post-IPO gains at Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacifico, or "GAP,"
Of course, the leverage works both ways. During slack times, be prepared to see the pendulum swing in the opposite direction.
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