Interjet, a low-cost airline based in Mexico, canceled all of its Sunday flights and stranded thousands of passengers as reports surfaced that it had failed to pay for jet fuel.
Air France, British Airways and KLM will resume flights to Costa Rica over the upcoming weeks, announced Aeris, which manages Juan Santamaría International Airport (SJO).
Airlines will offer nearly 300,000 seats on flights to Costa Rica in December, up almost ninefold over October.
Costa Rica’s COVID policies hope to balance health with economic reactivation, but the relaxed tourist requirements come at a time when global coronavirus cases are skyrocketing and deaths are rising.
Beginning November 1, Costa Rica will open its airports to tourists from all countries and U.S. states.
Costa Rica began a gradual opening of air borders in August after the total closure of borders in March, when the first cases of the coronavirus were detected.
Costa Rica will eliminate the negative coronavirus test requirement for foreign tourists, authorities announced Thursday.
Costa Rica’s COVID policies hope to balance health with economic reactivation, but they create obstacles for potential tourists.
Volaris will resume flights to and from Costa Rica on November 23, the airline announced.