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Rejected takeoff? Future of Orotina airport remains uncertain
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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…

Costa Rica will receive its first Airbus A350 today
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica will receive its first Airbus A350 today

Alejandro Zúñiga - December 13, 2019

Friday morning, passengers flying between Spain and Costa Rica boarded one of the industry's most modern airplanes. Spanish flag-carrier Iberia began operating an Airbus A350-900 on its…

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…

American Airlines inaugurates new nonstop flight between New York City and Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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American Airlines inaugurates new nonstop flight between New York City and Costa Rica

Alejandro Zúñiga - November 22, 2019

Big Apple, meet Pura Vida. On Thursday, American Airlines launched a new direct, nonstop route between New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) and Costa Rica.…

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

JetBlue inaugurates new non-stop route from New York to Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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JetBlue inaugurates new non-stop route from New York to Costa Rica

Alejandro Zúñiga - November 3, 2019

Juan Santamaría International Airport near San José received Friday night the inaugural arrival of JetBlue's expanded service to Costa Rica. As of Nov. 1, the United States-based…

Skyway adds flights from Costa Rica to Bocas del Toro, Panama
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Costa Rica
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Skyway adds flights from Costa Rica to Bocas del Toro, Panama

Alejandro Zúñiga - October 29, 2019

Domestic airline Skyway will offer flights between Costa Rica and Bocas del Toro, Panama, according to a press release from the company. Tickets start at $161 for…

Remembering Tan-Sahsa Flight 414, the deadliest plane crash in Central American history
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Central America
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Remembering Tan-Sahsa Flight 414, the deadliest plane crash in Central American history

Alejandro Zúñiga - October 21, 2019

On Oct. 21, 1989, Tan-Sahsa Flight 414 crashed while on approach to Toncontín International Airport in Tegucigalpa, Honduras. One-hundred and thirty-one passengers died in the accident, making…

Domestic airline Aerobell adds flights to SJO
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Costa Rica
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Domestic airline Aerobell adds flights to SJO

Alejandro Zúñiga - October 21, 2019

Domestic airline Aerobell will operate flights out of Juan Santamaría International Airport (SJO) starting this December, a company representative told The Tico Times. Starting Dec. 12, the…

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