Grupo Aeroportuario Del Pacifico Reports in May 2024 a Passenger Traffic Decrease of 2.3% Compared to 2023

GUADALAJARA, Mexico, June 04, 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 May 2024, compared with May 2023.

For May 2024, the total number of terminal passengers at GAP’s 12 Mexican airports decreased by 2.5%, compared to May 2023. Puerto Vallarta airport presented an increase in passenger traffic of 3.2%, while Tijuana, Guadalajara, and Los Cabos airports presented a decrease in passenger traffic of 5.2%, 2.7%, and 1.7% respectively, compared to May 2023. On the other hand, Montego Bay presented a decrease in passenger traffic of 0.3%.

Domestic Terminal Passengers (in thousands):

AirportMay-23May-24% ChangeJan- May 23Jan- May 24% Change
Los Cabos242.8236.0(2.8%)1,173.11,089.8(7.1%)
Puerto Vallarta237.9250.25.2%1,137.61,057.8(7.0%)
Montego Bay0.00.0N/A0.00.0N/A
La Paz97.496.4(1.0%)420.2462.210.0%
Los Mochis38.948.424.4%174.6225.329.1%

International Terminal Passengers (in thousands):

AirportMay-23May-24% ChangeJan- May 23Jan- May 24% Change
Los Cabos373.5369.6(1.0%)2,196.12,203.00.3%
Puerto Vallarta256.2259.61.4%2,017.12,189.78.6%
Montego Bay402.8401.5(0.3%)2,208.32,294.83.9%
La Paz1.31.1(15.9%)6.45.2(18.6%)
Los Mochis0.60.717.7%2.93.415.3%

Total Terminal Passengers (in thousands):

AirportMay-23May-24% ChangeJan- May 23Jan- May 24% Change
Los Cabos616.2605.6(1.7%)3,369.23,292.9(2.3%)
Puerto Vallarta494.1509.83.2%3,154.83,247.42.9%
Montego Bay402.8401.5(0.3%)2,208.32,294.83.9%
La Paz98.797.5(1.2%)426.6467.49.6%
Los Mochis39.549.224.3%177.5228.728.8%

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

CBX users (in thousands):

AirportMay-23May-24% ChangeJan- May 23Jan- May 24% Change

Highlights for the month:

  • Seats and load factors: The seats available during May 2024 decreased by 7.2%, compared to May 2023. The load factors for the month went from 78.8% in May 2023 to 82.9% in May 2024.
  • New routes:
    • Guadalajara – Vancouver: Flair Airlines
    • Los Cabos – Phoenix: Frontier
    • Puerto Vallarta – Dallas-Fort Worth: Frontier

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 or by email at GAP’s Audit Committee will be notified of all complaints for immediate investigation.

Alejandra Soto, Investor Relations and Social Responsibility
Gisela Murillo, Investor 33 3880 1100 ext. 20294