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GAP: Mexican Airport Traffic Down 34.9% in October

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November 06, 2020

Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacifico reports passenger traffic decrease of 34.9% for the month of October.
Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico - Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacifico, S.A.B. de C.V., (GAP) announced preliminary terminal passenger traffic figures for the month of October 2020, compared to traffic figures for October 2019.

For October 2020, the total number of terminal passengers at GAP's 14 airports (12 in Mexico, 2 in Jamaica) decreased by 34.9%, compared to the same period of the previous year. Domestic passenger traffic decreased by 29.5%, while international passenger traffic decreased by 43.6%.

Domestic Terminal Passengers – 14 airports (in thousands):



International Terminal Passengers – 14 airports (in thousands):



Total Terminal Passengers – 14 airports (in thousands):



*Passengers in Tijuana who use CBX in both directions are classified as international.

Highlights for the Period:

• Traffic trends in the Mexican airports continue to strengthen during 2020, presenting a 30.8%, decrease in October, compared to the 35.8% in September. For the accumulated nine-month period, these airports declined by 45.0% compared to the same period of 2019.

• The number of seats available during October 2020 declined by 23.5% compared to October 2019; load factors for the month went from 80.5% in October 2019 to 71.3% in October 2020.

• The Company assumed control of the Kingston Airport on October 10, 2019; as such, the tables include this airport and present comparative figures for the ten months of 2020, and one month in 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.