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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…

Review: Flying Spirit Airlines to Costa Rica
Travel & Tourism
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Travel & Tourism
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Review: Flying Spirit Airlines to Costa Rica

Alejandro Zúñiga - February 18, 2020

Before you fly Spirit Airlines, make sure you know what you’re getting yourself into. As part of our ongoing series reviewing the airlines that fly to and…

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…

Four people taken to hospital after Avianca flight makes rapid descent during Costa Rica-Colombia route
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Four people taken to hospital after Avianca flight makes rapid descent during Costa Rica-Colombia route

Alejandro Zúñiga - January 23, 2020

Three crew members and one passenger were taken to the hospital for further testing Thursday after Avianca 693 made a rapid descent while operating a route between…

SJO expects to handle nearly 3 million passengers during tourism high season
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SJO expects to handle nearly 3 million passengers during tourism high season

Alejandro Zúñiga - January 14, 2020

Juan Santamaría International Airport, Costa Rica's largest and most important international gateway, expects to handle nearly 3 million passengers during the 2019-20 tourism high season. According to…

Review: Avianca Airbus A320 and A321 between Colombia and Costa Rica
Travel & Tourism
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Travel & Tourism
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Review: Avianca Airbus A320 and A321 between Colombia and Costa Rica

Alejandro Zúñiga - January 13, 2020

Costa Rica welcomes more than 3 million tourists each year, and the vast majority of them arrive via airplane. Because of our large international readership, we at…

Rejected takeoff? Future of Orotina airport remains uncertain
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Costa Rica
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Rejected takeoff? Future of Orotina airport remains uncertain

Alejandro Zúñiga - December 16, 2019

When the Public Works and Transport Ministry (MOPT) announced a multi-million dollar investment to improve Costa Rica's airports, one location was notably absent. MOPT will dedicate more…

Condor will fly nonstop between Frankfurt and Costa Rica next year
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Costa Rica
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Condor will fly nonstop between Frankfurt and Costa Rica next year

Alejandro Zúñiga - December 6, 2019

German leisure airline Condor will fly non-stop between Frankfurt and Costa Rica beginning next year, the Costa Rican Tourism Board (ICT) said. The route will commence in…

Volaris freezes growth in Costa Rica, citing high operating costs
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Volaris freezes growth in Costa Rica, citing high operating costs

Alejandro Zúñiga - November 20, 2019

Enrique Javier Beltranena Mejicano, the CEO of Volaris, says the low-cost airline plans to "freeze growth in Costa Rica" in the face of high operating costs in…

Spanish airline Evelop will offer flights to Costa Rica in 2020
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Spanish airline Evelop will offer flights to Costa Rica in 2020

Alejandro Zúñiga - November 20, 2019

Spanish charter airline Evelop will offer flights between Madrid and Costa Rica starting in June 2020, the Costa Rican Tourism Board (ICT) announced. Evelop will offer six…