Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacifico Announces Government Action to Amend the Rules for Tariff Regulation
GUADALAJARA, Mexico, Oct. 19, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacífico, S.A.B. de C.V., (NYSE: PAC; BMV: GAP) (“the Company” or “GAP”). Today, the Federal Civil Aviation Agency (Agencia Federal de Aviación Civil, “AFAC”), a decentralized entity of the Mexican Secretary of Infrastructure, Communications and Transport (Secretaría de Infraestructura, Comunicaciones y Transporte, “SICT”), notified us of a new document that modifies the Rules for Tariff Regulation (Bases de Regulación Tarifaria) received last October 4, 2023.
These new rules have immediate application, however, the Master Development Plan and the current maximum Tariffs, approved in the last tariff review for the period 2020-2024, will remain in place. Any modification to the tariffs based on the new Rules for Tariff Regulation will apply to tariffs starting on January 1, 2025, once the ordinary review process of the Joint Maximum Tariff and Master Development Plan for the period 2025-2029 is completed.
An English translation of the full text of the document called Rules for Tariff Regulation received on October 19 is on the Company’s website at:
Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacífico, S.A.B. de C.V. (GAP) operates 12 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 February 2006, GAP’s shares were listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol “PAC” and on the Mexican Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol “GAP”. In April 2015, GAP acquired 100% of Desarrollo de Concessioner Aeroportuarias, S.L., which owns a majority stake in MBJ Airports Limited, a company operating Sangster International Airport in Montego Bay, Jamaica. In October 2018, GAP entered into a concession agreement for the Norman Manley International Airport operation in Kingston, Jamaica, and took control of the operation in October 2019.
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In accordance with Section 806 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 and Article 42 of the “Ley del Mercado de Valores”, GAP has implemented a “whistleblower” program, which allows complainants to anonymously and confidentially report suspected activities that involve criminal conduct or violations. The telephone number in Mexico, facilitated by a third party responsible for collecting these complaints, is 800 04 ETICA (38422) or WhatsApp +52 55 6538 5504. The website is www.lineadedenunciagap.com or by email at [email protected]. GAP’s Audit Committee will be notified of all complaints for immediate investigation.
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