New options to come to Costa Rica!

Written by Angie Vargas
November 4, 2015

New flights between Costa Rica and Los Angeles with Alaska Ai

Costa Rica has never been so close to you as it is now! Several airlines have confirmed new and more flights to both international airports of the country in recent months, and this means that more convenient flights are available for your next Costa Rica vacations!

Below, we have made a brief summary about these new options of international flights.

New flights between Costa Rica and Los Angeles with Alaska Ai

Flights to Juan Santamaría International Airport (IATA: SJO)

  • Since last November, two flights per week from Havana, Cuba to San José have been operating by Cubana de Aviación. These flights depart from Havana every Thursday and Sunday.

  • Since March this year, Southwest Airlines offers a daily nonstop flight from Baltimore to San José. This flight departs from Baltimore-Washington International Airport (IATA: BWI).
    Besides this, Southwest Airlines is also offering a new flight since this month from Houston to San José. This daily flight departs from George Bush International Airport (IATA: IAH).

  • Volaris is offering also new flights from two different cities in Mexico. The first one departs from Cancún – Cancun International Airport, IATA: CUN – twice a week; and the other one departs from Guadalajara – Guadalajara International Airport, IATA: GDL – also twice a week. These two flights operated by Volaris are available since last September.

  • From this month, Alaska Airlines is operating a new flight from Los Angeles, CA. This flight departs from Los Angeles International Airport (IATA: LAX) four times a week.

  • The last airline that confirmed a new flight to Costa Rica is British Airways. The airline will operate a flight from London to San José starting on May, 2016. This new flight will operate twice a week in summer and three times per week in winter, departing from Gatwick Airport (IATA: LGW).

New flights between Costa Rica and Los Angeles with Alaska Ai

Flights to Daniel Oduber International Airport (IATA: LIR)

  • Southwest Airlines will also offer two new options to Liberia, departing from Houston and Baltimore. The flight departing from George Bush International Airport (IATA: IAH) will operate daily; while the one departing from Baltimore-Washington International Airport (IATA: BWI) will operate once a week.Both flights will start operating from next November.

  • Also, from next November, Alaska Airlines will operate a new flight from Los Angeles International Airport (IATA: LAX). This flight will arrive to Liberia four times a week.

  • And last, but not least, Tui Thomson will start operating a new weekly flight from Gatwick Airport (IATA: LGW) to Daniel Oduber Airport from next May, 2016.

According to the Costa Rica Tourism Board, these new options represent 9.600 passengers more per week who will be able to visit the country from all over the world.

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