Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacifico Reports Passenger Traffic Decrease of 62.3% for the Month of July

8/6, 12:53 AM (Source: GlobeNewswire)

GUADALAJARA, Mexico, Aug. 05, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacifico, S.A.B. de C.V., (NYSE: PAC; BMV: GAP) (“the Company” or “GAP”) announced preliminary terminal passenger traffic figures for the month of July 2020, compared to traffic figures for July 2019.

For July 2020, the total number of terminal passengers at GAP’s 14 airports decreased by 62.3%, compared to the same period of the previous year. Domestic passenger traffic decreased by 56.4%, while international passenger traffic decreased by 70.7%.

With regard to the operations of our airports in Mexico, the Mexican Government has not issued any flight restrictions and airlines continue to increase the frequencies of their domestic and international flights. In the case of Jamaica, flight restrictions were lifted on June 15, 2020, with strict health safety protocols.


Domestic Terminal Passengers – 13 airports (in thousands):
AirportJul-19
Jul-20
% ChangeJan-Jul 19Jan-Jul 20% Change
Guadalajara944.8 350.1 (62.9%)6,039.1 3,080.4 (49.0%)
Tijuana*537.5 372.5 (30.7%)3,432.4 2,252.8 (34.4%)
Puerto Vallarta204.2 63.7 (68.8%)1,035.5 465.5 (55.0%)
Los Cabos217.3 83.6 (61.5%)1,102.8 562.4 (49.0%)
Montego Bay1.1 0.0 (100.0%)5.3 1.0 (81.9%)
Guanajuato184.3 67.2 (63.5%)1,178.5 547.7 (53.5%)
Hermosillo165.3 50.2 (69.6%)1,025.3 504.8 (50.8%)
Mexicali110.4 42.5 (61.5%)679.8 366.4 (46.1%)
Morelia41.9 35.5 (15.3%)267.8 207.4 (22.5%)
La Paz106.0 37.6 (64.5%)572.3 284.7 (50.3%)
Aguascalientes55.9 27.0 (51.7%)361.2 184.6 (48.9%)
Los Mochis35.5 7.4 (79.2%)222.6 104.8 (52.9%)
Manzanillo7.7 2.6 (66.5%)56.9 27.7 (51.4%)
Total2,611.7 1,139.9 (56.4%)15,979.4 8,590.1 (46.2%)
         
         
International Terminal Passengers – 13 airports (in thousands):
AirportJul-19
Jul-20
% ChangeJan-Jul 19Jan-Jul 20% Change
Guadalajara449.0 167.1 (62.8%)2,525.7 1,284.8 (49.1%)
Tijuana*293.2 117.2 (60.0%)1,687.3 942.2 (44.2%)
Puerto Vallarta195.3 35.4 (81.9%)2,165.9 1,146.8 (47.1%)
Los Cabos316.2 84.2 (73.4%)2,335.4 1,059.4 (54.6%)
Montego Bay442.0 58.8 (86.7%)2,958.5 1,208.4 (59.2%)
Guanajuato74.2 18.5 (75.1%)419.3 183.6 (56.2%)
Hermosillo6.4 3.0 (52.2%)40.9 23.7 (42.0%)
Mexicali0.6 0.1 (86.7%)3.9 1.4 (64.8%)
Morelia41.0 13.0 (68.4%)248.1 121.9 (50.9%)
La Paz1.0 0.4 (59.7%)7.6 4.2 (45.4%)
Aguascalientes24.5 4.4 (81.9%)123.8 59.7 (51.8%)
Los Mochis0.7 0.1 (87.6%)4.2 1.4 (66.4%)
Manzanillo3.7 1.0 (71.8%)56.0 30.6 (45.4%)
Total1,847.7 503.2 (72.8%)12,576.8 6,068.0 (51.8%)
         
         
Total Terminal Passengers – 13 airports (in thousands):
AirportJul-19
Jul-20
% ChangeJan-Jul 19Jan-Jul 20% Change
Guadalajara1,393.8 517.1 (62.9%)8,564.9 4,365.2 (49.0%)
Tijuana*830.6 489.7 (41.0%)5,119.7 3,195.0 (37.6%)
Puerto Vallarta399.5 99.2 (75.2%)3,201.4 1,612.3 (49.6%)
Los Cabos533.4 167.8 (68.5%)3,438.2 1,621.8 (52.8%)
Montego Bay443.1 58.8 (86.7%)2,963.8 1,209.3 (59.2%)
Guanajuato258.4 85.7 (66.8%)1,597.8 731.3 (54.2%)
Hermosillo171.7 53.2 (69.0%)1,066.1 528.5 (50.4%)
Mexicali111.0 42.5 (61.7%)683.7 367.7 (46.2%)
Morelia82.9 48.5 (41.5%)515.9 329.3 (36.2%)
La Paz107.0 38.0 (64.4%)580.0 288.8 (50.2%)
Aguascalientes80.4 31.5 (60.9%)485.0 244.4 (49.6%)
Los Mochis36.2 7.5 (79.4%)226.9 106.2 (53.2%)
Manzanillo11.4 3.6 (68.2%)112.9 58.2 (48.4%)
Total4,459.4 1,643.1 (63.2%)28,556.2 14,658.0 (48.7%)
*Passengers in Tijuana who use CBX in both directions are classified as international.


CBX Users:
AirportJul-19
Jul-20
% ChangeJan-Jul 19Jan-Jul 20% Change
Tijuana288.9 116.6 (59.6%)1,659.9 934.3 (43.7%)


Kingston 
PassengersJul-19 Jul-20 % ChangeJan-Jul 19 Jan-Jul 20 % Change
DomesticN/A 0.0 N/A N/A 1.3 N/A 
InternationalN/A 38.1 N/A N/A 413.2 N/A 
TotalN/A 38.1 N/A N/A 414.5 N/A 
           
           
Total Passengers – 14 airports (in thousands):
PassengersJul-19 Jul-20 % ChangeJan-Jul 19 Jan-Jul 20 % Change
Domestic2,611.7 1,139.9 (56.4%)15,979.4 8,591.4 (46.2%)
International1,847.7 541.3 (70.7%)12,576.8 6,481.2 (48.5%)
Total4,459.4 1,681.2 (62.3%)28,556.2 15,072.5 (47.2%)


Highlights for the Period:
The number of seats available during July 2020 declined 36.4% compared to July 2019; while load factors for the month went from 88.4% in July 2019 to 50.7% in July 2020.

Kingston:
The Company assumed control of the Kingston Airport on October 10, 2019.  Historical figures are presented for comparison purposes, for a total of 38.1 thousand passengers at July 2020, an 81.0% decline versus July 2019.

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 Concesiones 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 operation of the Norman Manley International Airport in Kingston, Jamaica. In October 2018, GAP entered into a concession agreement for the operation of the Norman Manley International Airport 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 that is in charge of collecting these complaints, is 01 800 563 00 47. The web site is www.lineadedenuncia.com/gap. GAP’s Audit Committee will be notified of all complaints for immediate investigation.


IR Contacts:  
Saúl Villarreal, Chief Financial Officer svillarreal@aeropuertosgap.com.mx
Alejandra Soto, IR and Financial Planning Manager asoto@aeropuertosgap.com.mx
Gisela Murillo, Investor Relations gmurillo@aeropuertosgap.com.mx / +523338801100 ext. 20294
Maria Barona, i-advize Corporate Communications mbarona@i-advize.com

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