Mexico’s ASUR announced it plans to appeal a ruling by Mexican antitrust regulators that barred it from bidding for the new airport in the Caribbean region’s Riviera Maya (Latin American Herald Tribune, 3-Feb-2011). ASUR is reportedly being excluded from the bidding for the new airport to prevent the company gaining monopoly control over air transport facilities in the region.
ASUR to appeal ruling by Mexican antitrust regulators
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