Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico - Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacifico, S.A.B. de C.V., (GAP) announced preliminary terminal passenger traffic figures for the month of January 2020, compared to traffic figures for January 2019.
During January 2020, total terminal passengers at GAP's 13 Mexican airports increased by 13.1%, compared to the same period of the previous year. Domestic passenger traffic increased by 11.9%, while international passenger traffic increased by 14.5%.
Domestic Terminal Passengers – 13 airports (in thousands):
International Terminal Passengers – 13 airports (in thousands):
Total Terminal Passengers – 13 airports (in thousands):
*Passengers in Tijuana who use CBX in both directions are classified as international.
Highlights for the Period:
Seats and Load Factors: In January 2020, the number of seats available increased by 11.3% compared to January 2019; while load factors for the month decreased by 140 basis points, from 81.2% in January 2019 to 79.8% in January 2020.
Coronavirus: On January 9, 2020 the Mexican Center for Disease Control released a Preventive Travel Warning to China. The alert did not impact GAP’s passenger traffic. Any effects in passenger traffic and operations related to this situation will depend on the length of the sanitary crisis and passengers' perception over the control of this epidemic.
About Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacífico
Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacífico, S.A.B. de C.V. (GAP) operates 13 airports throughout Mexico's Pacific region, including the major cities of Guadalajara and Tijuana, the four tourist destinations of Puerto Vallarta, Los Cabos, La Paz and Manzanillo, and six other mid-sized cities: Hermosillo, Guanajuato, Morelia, Aguascalientes, Mexicali and Los Mochis. In October 2018, GAP entered into a concession agreement for the operation of the Norman Manley International Airport in Kingston, Jamaica and took control of the operation in October 2019.