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Southwest Airlines routes to Costa Rica remain suspended
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Southwest Airlines routes to Costa Rica remain suspended

Alejandro Zúñiga - March 11, 2021

As of mid-March, Southwest Airlines remains the only U.S. airline that has not resumed any service to Costa Rica since suspending flights due to the coronavirus pandemic.…

One plane’s 21-hour journey from Costa Rica to Australia
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One plane’s 21-hour journey from Costa Rica to Australia

Alejandro Zúñiga - March 1, 2021

The coronavirus pandemic has wreaked havoc on the aviation industry. Anyone who has recently flown through Costa Rica's Juan Santamaría International Airport can attest to that: Pretty…

Reminder: Costa Rica’s entry requirements during the coronavirus pandemic
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Reminder: Costa Rica’s entry requirements during the coronavirus pandemic

Alejandro Zúñiga - February 24, 2021

Since November 1, tourists from anywhere in the world can visit Costa Rica. Visitors can arrive to Costa Rica via a flight, sailboat or yacht. The land…

French tourists in Costa Rica ‘awaiting repatriation’ after Covid diagnosis
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French tourists in Costa Rica ‘awaiting repatriation’ after Covid diagnosis

Alejandro Zúñiga - February 17, 2021

Six French tourists in Costa Rica remained hospitalized — two in serious condition — with Covid-19, a French news agency reported last Friday. BFM TV says a group…

Costa Rica now reports 231 tourists with Covid since August
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Costa Rica now reports 231 tourists with Covid since August

Alejandro Zúñiga - February 12, 2021

Costa Rican health authorities now say that at least 231 tourists have tested positive for the coronavirus since the country reopened its air borders in August. "For…

FAA restores Costa Rica’s top aviation safety rating
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FAA restores Costa Rica’s top aviation safety rating

Alejandro Zúñiga - February 11, 2021

The Federal Aviation Administration has upgraded Costa Rican aviation back to a Category 1 rating, meaning the country now complies with international standards for safety oversight. Costa Rica’s…

Six tourists hospitalized as Covid spreads through group
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Six tourists hospitalized as Covid spreads through group

Alejandro Zúñiga - February 10, 2021

Six tourists in Costa Rica were hospitalized with Covid-19 after their group of 20 tested positive for the virus, the Health Ministry reported Tuesday. The 20 French…

Unprecedented 66% drop in air passengers last year: IATA
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Unprecedented 66% drop in air passengers last year: IATA

AFP - February 4, 2021

Global air passenger traffic plunged by an unprecedented 66% in 2020 owing to travel restrictions imposed during the Covid-19 pandemic, an industry group said Wednesday. The International…

Current flights to Costa Rica: SJO and LIR
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Current flights to Costa Rica: SJO and LIR

Alejandro Zúñiga - January 20, 2021

These are the airlines and routes currently flying to Costa Rica. The flight information was provided by the operators of Juan Santamaría International Airport (SJO) and Daniel…

Southwest Airlines’ routes to Costa Rica remain suspended
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Southwest Airlines’ routes to Costa Rica remain suspended

Alejandro Zúñiga - January 4, 2021

Southwest Airlines remains the only U.S. airline that has not resumed any service to Costa Rica since suspending flights due to the coronavirus pandemic. On its website,…