Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico - Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacifico, S.A.B. de C.V., (GAP) announced preliminary terminal passenger traffic figures for the month of August 2020, compared to traffic figures for August 2019.
For August 2020, the total number of terminal passengers at GAP's 14 airports decreased by 51.4%, compared to the same period of the previous year. Domestic passenger traffic decreased by 45.2%, while international passenger traffic decreased by 61.1%.
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:
• While total traffic in August fell 51.4% for all 14 airports in the network, GAP’s Mexican airports experienced a decrease of 49.7%, with a gradual recovery in domestic traffic.
• The number of seats available during August 2020 declined by 32.8% compared to August 2019; load factors for the month went from 83.3% in August 2019 to 60.1% in 2020.
Kingston: The Company assumed control of the Kingston Airport on October 10, 2019. Historical figures are presented for comparison purposes, for a total of 47.8 thousand passengers at August 2020, a 76.1% decline versus August 2019.
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, Sonora; Guanajuato City, Guanajuato; Morelia, Michoacán; Aguascalientes City, Aguascalientes; Mexicali, Baja California and Los Mochis, Sinaloa. In April 2015, GAP acquired 100% of Desarrollo de Concesiones Aeroportuarias, S.L., which owns a majority stake in MBJ Airports Limited, a company operating Sangster International Airport in Montego Bay, Jamaica. On October 10, 2019, GAP assumed control of the Norman Manley International Airport in Kingston, Jamaica.