Operations To Normalize Over Next Few Days
Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacifico reinitiated Avolar operations
GUADALAJARA, Mexico (August 8, 2008) - Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacifico, S.A.B. de C.V. (the "Company" or "GAP") announced today that Avolar re-initiated operations at GAP's airports this morning.
At 12:30 a.m. today, Avolar Flight 107 took off from Tijuana International Airport destined for Guanajuato with 56 passengers on board, and two subsequent flights with the same destination followed. A total of seven flights are expected for today. GAP expects Avolar's operations at its various airports to normalize over the next few days.
It is important to note that during the January-July 2008 period, Avolar represented 5.1% of GAP's total traffic, while operating at five of the Company's twelve airports (Tijuana, Guadalajara, Hermosillo, Guanajuato and Morelia), representing approximately 17% and 25% of total traffic at the Tijuana and Morelia airports, respectively; approximately 14% of total traffic at the Guanajuato airport and approximately 3% of total traffic at the airports of Guadalajara and Hermosillo.