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News briefs: President laments amount of Friday night traffic
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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News briefs: President laments amount of Friday night traffic

The Tico Times - March 28, 2020

The coronavirus pandemic has impacted daily life in Costa Rica, which has declared a State of Emergency and enacted sweeping measures to slow its spread. Here's what…

News briefs: Farmers markets may continue under new sanitary measures
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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News briefs: Farmers markets may continue under new sanitary measures

Alejandro Zúñiga - March 27, 2020

The coronavirus pandemic has impacted daily life in Costa Rica, which has declared a State of Emergency and enacted sweeping measures to slow its spread. Here's what…

News briefs: El Al and others operating rescue flights from Costa Rica
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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News briefs: El Al and others operating rescue flights from Costa Rica

Alejandro Zúñiga - March 26, 2020

The coronavirus pandemic has impacted daily life in Costa Rica, which has declared a State of Emergency and enacted sweeping measures to slow its spread. Here's what…

Most airlines suspending flights to Costa Rica
Costa Rica
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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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News
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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
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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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
Costa Rica
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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…