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Most airlines suspending flights to Costa Rica
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Most airlines suspending flights to Costa Rica

The Tico Times - March 21, 2020

The majority of the airlines that serve Costa Rica are suspending or limiting their flights to the country in response to the coronavirus pandemic. In addition to…

Avianca suspending all international flights until May
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Central America
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Avianca suspending all international flights until May

Alejandro Zúñiga - March 20, 2020

Friday morning, Avianca announced it is suspending all international flights until April 30 in response to the crisis caused by the coronavirus pandemic. "Today we have to…

Panama suspending all international flights; Hyatt Andaz Costa Rica Resort to close temporarily
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Central America
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Panama suspending all international flights; Hyatt Andaz Costa Rica Resort to close temporarily

AFP and The Tico Times - March 19, 2020

Panama, which has the busiest airport in Central America, announced on Thursday the suspension of all international passenger flights starting next week to contain the growing spread…

U.S. State Department issues global advisory: Do not travel abroad
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Costa Rica
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U.S. State Department issues global advisory: Do not travel abroad

Alejandro Zúñiga - March 19, 2020

The U.S. State Department on Thursday issued a Global Level 4 Health Advisory, telling its citizens to “avoid all international travel due to the global impact of…

U.S. State Department issues global advisory: Reconsider all travel abroad
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U.S. State Department issues global advisory: Reconsider all travel abroad

Alejandro Zúñiga - March 11, 2020

The U.S. State Department on Wednesday night issued a Global Level 3 Health Advisory, asking its citizens to "reconsider travel abroad due to the global impact of…

Lufthansa expanding service between Germany and Costa Rica
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Lufthansa expanding service between Germany and Costa Rica

Alejandro Zúñiga - March 3, 2020

Lufthansa will add a third weekly flight between Frankfurt and Juan Santamaría International Airport near San José, the Costa Rican Tourism Board (ICT) announced. The new offering…

Airlines offer increased flexibility in face of spreading coronavirus
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Airlines offer increased flexibility in face of spreading coronavirus

Alejandro Zúñiga - March 2, 2020

Concerned about booking travel in the face of the expanding coronavirus epidemic? Some U.S. airlines have relaxed their change and cancellation fees to give prospective flyers extra…

COVID-19 protocol activated ‘many times,’ but still no coronavirus in Costa Rica: Health Ministry
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COVID-19 protocol activated ‘many times,’ but still no coronavirus in Costa Rica: Health Ministry

Alejandro Zúñiga - February 28, 2020

The Health Ministry said Friday that an airport protocol to attend to sick travelers has been activated "many times" in recent weeks, but that there remain no…

Alaska Airlines flight makes emergency landing at SJO after apparent engine issue
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Alaska Airlines flight makes emergency landing at SJO after apparent engine issue

The Tico Times - February 11, 2020

An Alaska Airlines flight departing from Costa Rica on Tuesday morning returned to Juan Santamaría International Airport and made a safe emergency landing after suffering an apparent…

3.1 million tourists visited Costa Rica last year. Here’s where they all came from
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3.1 million tourists visited Costa Rica last year. Here’s where they all came from

Alejandro Zúñiga - February 10, 2020

Costa Rica received 3.1 million foreign visitors last year, 4.1% more than in 2018, according to figures released by the government earlier this month. Where did they…