Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacifico Reports in January 2024 a Passenger Traffic Decrease of 0.6% Compared to 2023

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GUADALAJARA, Mexico, Feb. 06, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacífico, S.A.B. de C.V., (NYSE: PAC; BMV: GAP) (“the Company” or “GAP”) announces preliminary terminal passenger traffic figures for January 2024, compared with January 2023.

For January 2024, the total number of terminal passengers at GAP’s 12 Mexican airports decreased by 1.6%, compared to January 2023. Puerto Vallarta and Guadalajara presented an increase in passenger traffic of 1.9% and 1.0%, respectively, while Tijuana and Los Cabos presented a decrease of 7.1% and 3.8%, respectively, compared to January 2023. On the other hand, Montego Bay presented an increase in passenger traffic of 9.6% compared to January 2023.

           
  Domestic Terminal Passengers (in thousands):        
  Airport Jan-23 Jan-24 % Change  
  Guadalajara 991.1 911.7 (8.0%)  
  Tijuana* 713.6 678.8 (4.9%)  
  Puerto Vallarta 226.2 201.1 (11.1%)  
  Los Cabos 229.8 221.4 (3.7%)  
  Montego Bay 0.0 0.0 N/A  
  Guanajuato 180.4 174.0 (3.5%)  
  Hermosillo 157.4 152.2 (3.3%)  
  Kingston 0.0 0.1 136.4%  
  Morelia 67.3 56.2 (16.4%)  
  Mexicali 123.4 110.8 (10.2%)  
  La Paz 77.8 88.5 13.8%  
  Aguascalientes 54.4 46.8 (14.0%)  
  Los Mochis 32.2 44.0 36.5%  
  Manzanillo 9.1 11.9 31.0%  
  Total 2,862.6 2,697.4 (5.8%)  
           
           
  International Terminal Passengers (in thousands):        
  Airport Jan-23 Jan-24 % Change  
  Guadalajara 456.8 550.4 20.5%  
  Tijuana* 393.4 349.6 (11.1%)  
  Puerto Vallarta 460.9 498.8 8.2%  
  Los Cabos 451.4 433.6 (3.9%)  
  Montego Bay 449.0 491.9 9.6%  
  Guanajuato 77.9 89.6 15.0%  
  Hermosillo 6.6 9.0 36.1%  
  Kingston 146.0 148.3 1.6%  
  Morelia 56.8 55.8 (1.7%)  
  Mexicali 0.5 0.6 21.4%  
  La Paz 1.2 0.9 (20.5%)  
  Aguascalientes 22.9 26.4 15.2%  
  Los Mochis 0.6 0.8 19.6%  
  Manzanillo 9.4 12.9 36.1%  
  Total 2,533.4 2,668.6 5.3%  
           
  Total Terminal Passengers (in thousands):        
  Airport Jan-23 Jan-24 % Change  
  Guadalajara 1,447.9 1,462.1 1.0%  
  Tijuana* 1,107.0 1,028.4 (7.1%)  
  Puerto Vallarta 687.1 699.9 1.9%  
  Los Cabos 681.2 655.0 (3.8%)  
  Montego Bay 449.0 491.9 9.6%  
  Guanajuato 258.3 263.6 2.0%  
  Hermosillo 164.0 161.2 (1.7%)  
  Kingston 146.1 148.4 1.6%  
  Morelia 124.1 112.1 (9.7%)  
  Mexicali 123.8 111.4 (10.1%)  
  La Paz 78.9 89.4 13.3%  
  Aguascalientes 77.3 73.2 (5.3%)  
  Los Mochis 32.9 44.8 36.2%  
  Manzanillo 18.6 24.8 33.6%  
  Total 5,396.0 5,366.1 (0.6%)  
  *Passengers in Tijuana who use CBX in both directions are classified as international.     
           
  CBX users (in thousands):        
  Airport Jan-23 Jan-24 % Change  
  Tijuana 391.0 347.5 (11.1%)  
           

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Highlights for the month:

  • Seats and load factors: The seats available during January 2024 decreased by 3.7%, compared to January 2023, due to the preventive revision to the Pratt & Whitney engines of the A320neo and A321neo fleet. The load factors for the month went from 78.8% in January 2023 to 81.4% in January 2024.
  • New routes:
    • Guadalajara – Atlanta​: Aeromexico

COMPANY DESCRIPTION

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.

Alejandra Soto, Investor Relations and Social Responsibility Officer [email protected]
   
Gisela Murillo, Investor Relations [email protected]/+52 33 3880 1100 ext. 20294

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