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Lufthansa to fly nonstop between Costa Rica and Germany
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Lufthansa to fly nonstop between Costa Rica and Germany

L. Arias - July 14, 2017

German carrier Lufthansa announced that it will fly nonstop between Frankfurt and Costa Rica twice a week starting on March 29, 2018. The flights will depart from…

United kicks off couple flying to their Costa Rican wedding
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United kicks off couple flying to their Costa Rican wedding

L. Arias - April 17, 2017

A couple flying to Costa Rica for their wedding, scheduled for later this week, were removed from a United Airlines flight in Houston, allegedly for not following crew…

Two low-cost airlines launch operations in Costa Rica
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Two low-cost airlines launch operations in Costa Rica

L. Arias - December 2, 2016

The travel market in Costa Rica expanded this week with two low-cost airlines opening new flights to and from Juan Santamaría International Airport, outside of San José. Mexican…

Low-cost airlines increase presence in Costa Rica
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Low-cost airlines increase presence in Costa Rica

L. Arias - October 25, 2016

Low-cost airlines are targeting Costa Rican travelers and, just in the past few days, three of them announced new routes to enter the battle for the Tico…

Turrialba Volcano spews ash for fourth consecutive day
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Turrialba Volcano spews ash for fourth consecutive day

L. Arias - September 29, 2016

Turrialba Volcano continued spewing ash and gases on Thursday in what the University of Costa Rica's National Seismological Network (RSN) volcanologist Mauricio Mora called one of its longest…

Airport departure tax to rise in July
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Airport departure tax to rise in July

L. Arias - June 13, 2016

Travelers leaving Costa Rica by air will have to pay an extra $2 in taxes starting in July, bringing the total cost of the airport departure tax…

‘World’s happiest goalie’ Keylor Navas hopes to attract more European tourists
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‘World’s happiest goalie’ Keylor Navas hopes to attract more European tourists

L. Arias - May 23, 2016

Keylor Navas is the star of a new advertising campaign from the Costa Rican Tourism Board (ICT) that that seeks to draw more European tourists here. The Real…

Flight delays, cancellations after latest Turrialba eruptions 
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Flight delays, cancellations after latest Turrialba eruptions 

The Tico Times - May 20, 2016

Costa Rica’s main international airport remains open after Turrialba Volcano erupted again Friday morning in the latest of a series of powerful recent eruptions. While the airport…

Airlines announce new flights to Costa Rica
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Airlines announce new flights to Costa Rica

L. Arias - April 21, 2016

Three airlines this week announced new flights between Costa Rica and destinations in Canada, Mexico and Venezuela. Air Canada on Wednesday announced it will add a seasonal…

Air France to start direct flights between Paris and San José
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Air France to start direct flights between Paris and San José

The Tico Times - April 15, 2016

Air France announced new direct flights between Paris and San José on Thursday. Travelers can go from buenos días to bonjour twice a week on Boeing 777-300s starting…