GAP: Passenger Traffic Up 12.2% in Mexican Airports


Jalisco, Mexico – Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacifico, S.A.B. de C.V., (GAP) announced preliminary terminal passenger traffic figures for the month of October 2019, compared to traffic figures for October 2018.

During October 2019, total terminal passengers at GAP’s 14 airports (13 in Mexico and one in Kingston, Jamaica) increased by 12.2%, compared to the same period of the previous year. Domestic passenger traffic increased by 8.8%, while international passenger traffic increased by 18.2%.

Domestic Terminal Passengers – 13 Mexican airports (in thousands):

International Terminal Passengers – 13 Mexican airports (in thousands):

Total Terminal Passengers – 13 Mexican airports (in thousands):

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

Highlights for the Period:

Seats and Load Factors: In October 2019, the number of seats available increased by 11.4% compared to October 2018; while load factor for the month increased by 0.6 percentage points, from 80.9% in October 2018 to 81.5% in October 2019.

New Routes:
Tijuana to Tapachula: Volaris
Puerto Vallarta to Edmonton: Swoop
Guanajuato to Fresno: Volaris

About Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacífico

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 April 2015 GAP acquired 100% of Desarrollo de Concesiones Aeroportuarias, S.L., which owns a majority stake of MJ Airports Limited, a company operating the 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.

Source: Banderas News