Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacifico, S.A.B. de C.V. (NYSE: PAC) (BMV: GAP) has announced State of Baja California government officials entered Tijuana International Airport´s sterile area of the Tijuana International Airport resulting in the activation of all safety protocols, which temporarily closed airport operations, the company said.
Individuals entered the premises in a violent manner that breached inspection and safety protocols. Airport operations were shut down for approximately 25 minutes, to ensure that there was no risk to the operation.
This is in accordance with Airport Laws and Regulations, The National Civil Aviation Security Program, as well as Annex 17 and Document 8973 of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO). There were no aircraft takeoff or landing disruptions during this time frame.
The above-mentioned personnel who forced their way in and violated security protocols were apprehended by the National Guard.
The Company does not expect that this situation will affect future passenger flow at the Tijuana International Airport.
Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacífico, S.A.B. de C.V. 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.