In conformity with Rule 5.6.1 of the Disclosure and Transparency Rules Sourcebook, the Company hereby notifies the market of the following:

John Menzies plc holds 834,393 of its Ordinary Shares in Treasury and has 60,864,661 Ordinary Shares in issue (including treasury shares). Each such Ordinary Share has one vote per share.

John Menzies plc has 60,030,268 ordinary shares in issue (excluding treasury shares).

The total number of voting rights in John Menzies plc is 60,030,268. This figure may be used by shareholders as the denominator for the calculations by which they will determine if they are required to notify their interest in, or a change to their interest in, John Menzies plc under the FSA's Disclosure and Transparency Rules.

John Geddes Company Secretary 0131 459 8180