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Spanish airline Iberojet will offer flights to Costa Rica
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Spanish airline Iberojet will offer flights to Costa Rica

Alejandro Zúñiga - February 13, 2021

Spanish holiday airline Iberojet will offer flights between Madrid and Costa Rica starting in June 2021, the Costa Rican Tourism Board (ICT) announced. “The arrival of new…

Costa Rica has administered 25,000 vaccine shots, Caja says
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Costa Rica has administered 25,000 vaccine shots, Caja says

The Tico Times - January 15, 2021

Costa Rica’s public-health system has administered nearly 25,000 coronavirus vaccine shots, the Social Security System (Caja) reported. The figure — 24,859 as of Friday morning — represents…

Costa Rica begins administering second doses of coronavirus vaccine
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Costa Rica begins administering second doses of coronavirus vaccine

The Tico Times - January 14, 2021

Costa Rica on Thursday began administering the second dose of the Pfizer/BioNTech coronavirus vaccine, providing more complete protection against Covid-19. "Exactly three weeks ago, thanks to the…

Following U.S. policy announcement, Delta waives fare difference for flight changes
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Following U.S. policy announcement, Delta waives fare difference for flight changes

Alejandro Zúñiga - January 13, 2021

Delta Air Lines is providing additional flexibility to passengers with upcoming international flights. The Atlanta-based airline is waiving the fare difference for passengers who wish to change their…

Plans for new Costa Rica airport postponed, MOPT says
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Plans for new Costa Rica airport postponed, MOPT says

Alejandro Zúñiga - January 6, 2021

Plans for a major international airport in the Alajuela canton of Orotina have been postponed, Costa Rica’s Public Works and Transport Ministry (MOPT) says. "We have to…

Costa Rica begins vaccination campaign against COVID-19
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Costa Rica begins vaccination campaign against COVID-19

Alejandro Zúñiga - December 24, 2020

Less than 300 days after Costa Rica confirmed its first case of COVID-19, the country on Thursday morning began vaccinating citizens and residents against the disease. Elizabeth…

Watch: The first coronavirus vaccines arrive in Costa Rica
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Watch: The first coronavirus vaccines arrive in Costa Rica

Alejandro Zúñiga - December 24, 2020

The first doses of the Pfizer/BioNTech coronavirus vaccine arrived Wednesday night to Costa Rica. Health professionals and residents of elderly homes will begin receiving the vaccine today.…

The latest Costa Rica flight information and airlines resuming operations (October 6)
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The latest Costa Rica flight information and airlines resuming operations (October 6)

Alejandro Zúñiga - October 6, 2020

Costa Rica’s air borders are reopening to an ever-growing number of countries, and the number of available flights is slowly increasing. Here's the latest information for airlines…

TBT: Pan Am Flight 421 crashes in Costa Rica on this day in 1980
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TBT: Pan Am Flight 421 crashes in Costa Rica on this day in 1980

The Tico Times - September 3, 2020

On this day in 1980, a Boeing 727 operating Pan American World Airways flight 421 crashed short of Costa Rica's Juan Santamaría International Airport. The flight was…

Costa Rica hopes cheaper jet fuel attracts more tourism
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Costa Rica hopes cheaper jet fuel attracts more tourism

Alejandro Zúñiga - May 24, 2020

President Carlos Alvarado this week signed a decree that aims to encourage international tourism to Costa Rica by reducing the cost of jet fuel for airlines. A…