December Passenger Traffic Up 4.1% at 12 Mexican Airports

Banderas News.- Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacifico, S.A.B. de C.V., (“GAP”) announced preliminary terminal passenger traffic figures for the month of December 2021, which includes comparisons with the 2019 and 2020 figures to facilitate the reading and understanding of the passenger traffic trend.

For December 2021, the total number of terminal passengers at GAP’s 12 Mexican airports increased by 4.1%, compared to the same period of 2019. Tijuana, Los Cabos and Puerto Vallarta airports presented an increase in passenger traffic of 18.9%, 11.2% and 3.2%, respectively, while the Guadalajara airport presented a decrease of 4.7%.

We do not know the impact that the new “Omicron” variant of the COVID-19 virus could have on national and international travel restrictions, or how it could affect the volume of passenger traffic at the fourteen airports of GAP.

PASSENGER TRAFFIC 2021 COMPARED TO 2019 FIGURES

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.

The Company took control of the Kingston airport on October 10, 2019, therefore there are no comparative figures from January 1ST to October 9, 2019.

PASSENGER TRAFFIC 2021 COMPARED TO 2020 FIGURES

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:

• Seats and load factors: The number of seats available during December 2021 increased by 23.9% compared to December 2020; load factors for the month went from 67.5% in December 2020 to 76.4% in December 2021.

• New routes:
Guadalajara – Madrid: Aeromexico
Puerto Vallarta – Victoria: Swoop
Los Cabos – Toronto: Swoop
Kingston – Toronto: Swoop
Montego Bay – Newark: Frontier

Source: Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacifico

About Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacifico
Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacifico, 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, Sonora; Guanajuato City, Guanajuato; Morelia, Michoacan; 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.

Source: Banderas News



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