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Lufthansa expanding service between Germany and Costa Rica
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Lufthansa expanding service between Germany and Costa Rica

Alejandro Zúñiga - March 3, 2020

Lufthansa will add a third weekly flight between Frankfurt and Juan Santamaría International Airport near San José, the Costa Rican Tourism Board (ICT) announced. The new offering…

Airlines offer increased flexibility in face of spreading coronavirus
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Airlines offer increased flexibility in face of spreading coronavirus

Alejandro Zúñiga - March 2, 2020

Concerned about booking travel in the face of the expanding coronavirus epidemic? Some U.S. airlines have relaxed their change and cancellation fees to give prospective flyers extra…

COVID-19 protocol activated ‘many times,’ but still no coronavirus in Costa Rica: Health Ministry
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COVID-19 protocol activated ‘many times,’ but still no coronavirus in Costa Rica: Health Ministry

Alejandro Zúñiga - February 28, 2020

The Health Ministry said Friday that an airport protocol to attend to sick travelers has been activated "many times" in recent weeks, but that there remain no…

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…

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 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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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…

Lufthansa cancels Costa Rica flights ahead of strike
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Lufthansa cancels Costa Rica flights ahead of strike

Alejandro Zúñiga - November 6, 2019

Traveling on Lufthansa to or from Costa Rica in the coming days? You should double-check your flight status. The German airline has cancelled 1,300 flights ahead of…

Domestic airline Aerobell adds flights to SJO
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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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