Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacifico Reports Passenger Traffic Increase of 0.4% for December 2009

Jan 05, 2010, 17:23 ET from Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacifico, S.A.B. de C.V.

GUADALAJARA y JALISCO, Mexico, Jan. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacifico, S.A.B. de C.V. (NYSE: PAC; BMV: GAP) ("the Company" or "GAP") announced today preliminary terminal passenger traffic figures for the month of December 2009 compared to traffic figures for December 2008.

During December 2009, total terminal passengers increased 0.4% compared to the previous year; domestic passenger traffic increased 1.8%, while international passenger traffic decreased 2.1% compared to December 2008.

Company Description:

Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacifico, S.A.B. de C.V. (GAP) operates twelve 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."

This press release may contain forward-looking statements. These statements are not historical facts, and are based on management's current views and estimates of future economic circumstances, industry conditions, company performance and financial results. The words "anticipates," "believes," "estimates," "expects," "plans" and similar expressions, as they relate to the company, are intended to identify forward-looking statements. Statements regarding the declaration or payment of dividends, the implementation of principal operating and financing strategies and capital expenditure plans, the direction of future operations and the factors or trends affecting financial conditions, liquidity or results of operations are examples of forward-looking statements. Such statements reflect the current views of management and are subject to a number of risks and uncertainties. There is no guarantee that the expected events, trends or results will actually occur. The statements are based on many assumptions and factors, including general economic and market conditions, industry conditions, and operating factors. Any changes in such assumptions or factors could cause actual results to differ materially from current expectations.

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 may involve criminal conduct or violations. The telephone number in Mexico, facilitated by a third party that is in charge of collecting these complaints, is 800-759-0045. GAP's Audit Committee will be notified of all complaints for immediate investigation.

    For more information, visit: http://www.aeropuertosgap.com.mx or contact:

    In Mexico
    Miguel Aliaga, Investor Relations Officer
    Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacifico, S.A.B. de C.V.
    Tel: 01 (333) 8801100 ext. 216
    maliaga@aeropuertosgap.com.mx

    In the U.S.
    Maria Barona / Peter Majeski
    i-advize Corporate Communications
    Tel: 212 406-3690
    gap@i-advize.com

SOURCE Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacifico, S.A.B. de C.V.



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