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Guanacaste Tourism Chamber asks for Costa Rica to allow U.S. tourism
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Guanacaste Tourism Chamber asks for Costa Rica to allow U.S. tourism

Alejandro Zúñiga - August 11, 2020

In an open letter to the government, the Guanacaste Tourism Chamber (CATURGUA) has asked that Costa Rica welcome tourists from the United States.  The letter, published last…

United Airlines increases Costa Rica repatriation flights, including from Liberia International Airport
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United Airlines increases Costa Rica repatriation flights, including from Liberia International Airport

The Tico Times - July 7, 2020

The United States Embassy has coordinated with United Airlines and Spirit Airlines to offer repatriation flights from Costa Rica throughout July. For the first time since Costa…

Flying to or from Costa Rica during the coronavirus crisis? What you need to know
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Flying to or from Costa Rica during the coronavirus crisis? What you need to know

Alejandro Zúñiga - May 14, 2020

Costa Rica has enforced a series of border restrictions since mid-March in an effort to contain the spread of the coronavirus. Until June 15, and potentially beyond,…

JetBlue Mint provides lie-flat seats between Boston and Costa Rica
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JetBlue Mint provides lie-flat seats between Boston and Costa Rica

Alejandro Zúñiga - December 23, 2019

Tourists visiting Costa Rica from Boston can now travel in style. Low-cost airline JetBlue inaugurated on Saturday its well-regarded "Mint" service on its direct flight between Boston…

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…

U.S. mother, son killed in car crash on way to Liberia airport in northern Costa Rica
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U.S. mother, son killed in car crash on way to Liberia airport in northern Costa Rica

Alejandro Zúñiga - December 2, 2019

Three people died, including two United States citizens, in a Monday morning crash between a minibus and another vehicle, Costa Rica's Judicial Investigation Police (OIJ) said. The…

Sun Country Airlines increasing flights to Costa Rica
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Sun Country Airlines increasing flights to Costa Rica

Alejandro Zúñiga - November 5, 2019

Ultra-low-cost carrier Sun Country Airlines will increase its service to Costa Rica, it announced Tuesday. The Minnesota-based airline will operate a direct flight from Dallas/Fort Worth International…

Sky is the limit: Liberia International Airport’s rapid growth
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Sky is the limit: Liberia International Airport’s rapid growth

The Tico Times - October 30, 2019

To commemorate Liberia International Airport's new KLM service between Guanacaste and Amsterdam, we're re-running this 2004 story about the airport's growth.  * * * * GUANACASTE, prepare for…

Watch: KLM plane receives water-cannon salute in first flight to Liberia, Costa Rica
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Watch: KLM plane receives water-cannon salute in first flight to Liberia, Costa Rica

Alejandro Zúñiga - October 29, 2019

Daniel Oduber Quirós Airport in Liberia, Guanacaste has come a long way. Less than two decades after it served fewer than 100,000 passengers a year, the Costa…

Liberia airport in Costa Rica:  Improvements Nearly Complete
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Liberia airport in Costa Rica: Improvements Nearly Complete

Alejandro Zúñiga - October 16, 2019

Improvements to the runway at Daniel Oduber Quirós International Airport (LIR) in Liberia, Guanacaste are expected to be completed by the end of the month, officials said.…