Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacifico Reports in March 2023 a Passenger Traffic Increase of 15.8% Compared to 2022

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GUADALAJARA, Mexico, April 04, 2023 (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 the month of March 2023, compared with the same period of 2022.

For March 2023, the total number of terminal passengers at GAP’s 12 Mexican airports increased by 14.2%, compared to the same period in 2022. Guadalajara, Los Cabos, Puerto Vallarta, and Tijuana presented an increase in passenger traffic of 19.1%, 15.4%, 14.6%, and 8.0% respectively, compared to March 2022. On the other hand, Montego Bay increased by 27.4% and Kingston by 38.1%, compared to 2022.

  Domestic Terminal Passengers (in thousands):           
  Airport Mar-22 Mar-23 % Change Jan – Mar 22 Jan – Mar 23 % Change
  Guadalajara 887.6 1,054.0 18.7% 2,360.4 2,958.8 25.4%
  Tijuana* 665.6 716.7 7.7% 1,820.9 2,066.4 13.5%
  Los Cabos 185.3 236.5 27.6% 512.8 670.6 30.8%
  Puerto Vallarta 191.9 230.0 19.9% 498.8 639.7 28.2%
  Montego Bay 0.0 0.0 N/A 0.0 0.0 N/A
  Guanajuato 139.1 175.6 26.2% 382.3 507.3 32.7%
  Hermosillo 150.5 174.5 16.0% 383.2 474.0 23.7%
  Kingston 0.1 0.1 46.6% 0.2 0.2 11.2%
  Mexicali 101.9 120.7 18.4% 290.2 346.6 19.4%
  Morelia 49.6 63.7 28.5% 147.6 186.8 26.6%
  La Paz 91.2 79.9 (12.3%) 238.2 226.6 (4.9%)
  Aguascalientes 61.4 51.4 (16.3%) 158.0 150.6 (4.6%)
  Los Mochis 35.5 32.2 (9.3%) 96.1 94.3 (1.8%)
  Manzanillo 8.4 9.4 12.0% 24.0 27.1 12.9%
  Total 2,568.1 2,944.7 14.7% 6,912.7 8,348.9 20.8%
               
               
  International Terminal Passengers (in thousands):        
  Airport Mar-22 Mar-23 % Change Jan – Mar 22 Jan – Mar 23 % Change
  Guadalajara 331.8 397.9 19.9% 969.9 1,216.1 25.4%
  Tijuana* 320.2 348.5 8.8% 923.2 1,047.6 13.5%
  Los Cabos 463.9 512.4 10.5% 1,124.8 1,381.2 22.8%
  Puerto Vallarta 433.0 486.1 12.3% 1,061.0 1,378.1 29.9%
  Montego Bay 385.8 491.3 27.4% 928.1 1,351.0 45.6%
  Guanajuato 58.2 69.8 20.0% 175.5 207.4 18.2%
  Hermosillo 6.4 6.8 6.4% 18.6 19.1 2.5%
  Kingston 98.5 136.0 38.1% 268.3 394.1 46.9%
  Mexicali 0.5 0.6 23.7% 1.2 1.5 29.2%
  Morelia 37.3 49.4 32.4% 116.3 151.5 30.3%
  La Paz 2.8 1.4 (48.5%) 7.5 3.7 (50.7%)
  Aguascalientes 14.7 20.2 37.6% 47.1 60.2 27.7%
  Los Mochis 0.6 0.6 (2.6%) 1.7 1.8 1.2%
  Manzanillo 8.7 11.0 26.4% 25.6 30.8 20.0%
  Total 2,162.3 2,532.1 17.1% 5,668.9 7,244.1 27.8%
               
           
  Total Terminal Passengers (in thousands):        
  Airport Mar-22 Mar-23 % Change Jan – Mar 22 Jan – Mar 23 % Change
  Guadalajara 1,219.4 1,451.9 19.1% 3,330.3 4,174.9 25.4%
  Tijuana* 985.9 1,065.2 8.0% 2,744.1 3,114.0 13.5%
  Los Cabos 649.2 748.9 15.4% 1,637.6 2,051.8 25.3%
  Puerto Vallarta 624.8 716.1 14.6% 1,559.8 2,017.8 29.4%
  Montego Bay 385.8 491.3 27.4% 928.1 1,351.0 45.6%
  Guanajuato 197.3 245.4 24.4% 557.9 714.7 28.1%
  Hermosillo 156.9 181.3 15.6% 401.8 493.1 22.7%
  Kingston 98.5 136.0 38.1% 268.4 394.3 46.9%
  Mexicali 102.5 121.3 18.4% 291.4 348.1 19.5%
  Morelia 86.9 113.1 30.2% 263.9 338.3 28.2%
  La Paz 94.0 81.4 (13.4%) 245.6 230.3 (6.3%)
  Aguascalientes 76.1 71.6 (5.9%) 205.1 210.8 2.8%
  Los Mochis 36.2 32.9 (9.2%) 97.8 96.1 (1.8%)
  Manzanillo 17.1 20.4 19.3% 49.6 57.9 16.6%
  Total 4,730.4 5,476.9 15.8% 12,581.5 15,593.0 23.9%
  *Passengers in Tijuana who use CBX in both directions are classified as international.        
               
             
  CBX users (in thousands):           
  Airport Mar-22 Mar-23 % Change Jan – Mar 22 Jan – Mar 23 % Change
  Tijuana 317.7 345.3 8.7% 917.4 1,039.4 13.3%
               

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Highlights for the month:

  • Seats and load factors: The number of seats available during March 2023 increased by 17.3%, compared to March 2022; load factors for the month went from 80.6% in March 2022 to 79.7% in March 2023.

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 June involve criminal conduct or violations. The telephone number in Mexico, facilitated by a third party responsible for collecting these complaints, is 01 800 563 00 47. The website is www.lineadedenuncia.com/gap. 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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