MEXICO CITY, July 22 Mexican airport operator
Grupo Aeroportuario del Sureste, which operates Cancun airport
and eight others in southern Mexico, said on Monday its
second-quarter profit rose 41.3 percent, boosted by an increase
in passenger traffic.
The company, known as Asur , earned 654.5
million pesos ($50.4 million) in the quarter, compared with
463.2 million pesos during the second quarter of 2012.
Core profit, or earnings before interest, taxes,
depreciation and amortization, rose by 8.8 percent to 804.75
Asur said revenue rose by 0.62 percent to 1.283 billion
pesos for the quarter, helped by a 10 percent increase in
passenger traffic from the year-earlier period.