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New daily non-stop flights between Costa Rica and Europe

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Published on Wednesday, February 21, 2024
By the A.M. Costa Rica staff


Air France announced new daily non-stop flights between the Juan Santamarķa International Airport (SJO) in Alajuela Province and Paris-Charles de Gaulle  International Airport (CDG) in Paris, France.

According to the Institute of Tourism, daily flights are scheduled to continue until September. Passengers will travel in an Airbus 350 airplane.

Daily flight departures are set from SJO at 8 p.m. Costa Rican time and arrive at CDG at 1 p.m. of the next day France time.

The flight back to Costa Rica will leave at 1 p.m. from CDG, France time, and arrive at SJO at 6 p.m. of the next day Costa Rican time.

Additional information about flights can be found on the airline website.

Air France is one of many airlines increasing the frequency of their flights to Costa Rica.  Spirit Airlines, one of the major United States ultra-low-cost airlines headquartered in Florida, launched a new flight between the U.S. and Costa Rica.

Tourism is one of the most important economic sectors in Costa Rica.  The country reported a new tourism record reached in 2023, with more than 2,4 million travelers visiting the country by air.

In 2022, about 2.3 million tourists visited Costa Rica, representing one million more visitors than in 2021.


What other airline should increase their flights to Costa Rica? We would like to know your thoughts on this story. Send your comments to news@amcostarica.com

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