Published On: Fri, Apr 7th, 2017

Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacifico reports passenger traffic increase in March 2017

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According to Market Watch, Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacifico (“GAP”) announced preliminary terminal passenger traffic figures for the month of March 2017, compared to traffic figures for March 2016.

During March 2017, total terminal passengers increased 7.4% in the Company’s 13 airports, compared to the same period of the previous year. Domestic passenger traffic increased by 6.2%, while international passenger traffic increased by 8.8%.




Events for the Period:

As of this traffic report, Cross Border Xpress (CBX) users at the Tijuana airport will be reported within the international passenger category.

Seats and Load Factors:

In March 2017, GAP registered an 11.3% increase in the number of seats available compared to March 2016. Load factors for the month decreased by 2.9 percentage points, from 81.1% in March 2016 to 78.2% in March 2017. The decrease is due to the fact that the Easter holiday for 2016 took place in March, while for 2017 this will take place in April.

2016 was a leap year, and for comparison purposes, one should add – besides the Easter holiday effect – 112,500 passengers, which was GAP’s daily passenger average for the first 3 months of 2017.

New Routes:

  • Guanajuato to Zihuatanejo: TAR
  • Guadalajara to Culiacan: Aeromar
  • Guadalajara to Puerto Vallarta: Aeromar
  • Guadalajara to Puerto Vallarta: AereoCalafia
  • Guadalajara to Milwaukee: Volaris




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