The Daniel Oduber Quirós International Airport in LiberiaThis weekend Guanacaste received two new routes from United Airlines from the metropolises of San Francisco and Los Angeles, USA. It also served four flights that were suspended due to the pandemic of the airlines KLM, Delta Airlines, West Jet and United Airlines.

The maiden flight of the UA Los Angeles – Liberia arrived on Friday the 8th at 3:50 p.m., while the flight connecting the Californian city of San Francisco with Guanacaste landed on Saturday 9th at 9:10 p.m.

The routes that have resumed operations are KLM from Amsterdam (Tuesday – Friday – Sunday) on January 5th and Delta Airlines from Los Angeles this Saturday, January 9th. West Jet from the Canadian city of Calgary and United Airlines from Chicago.

With great hope

“On each of these flights comes hope for Costa Rica, whose coastal and rural economic recovery is closely linked to tourism,” said Gustavo J. Segura, Rector of Tourism.

César Jaramillo, General Manager of CORIPORT, the management company of the airport, expressed the efforts they have made in collaboration with the government to gradually reactivate the operation of this port of entry.

“Starting with the announcement of two new United flights in 2021 is a great achievement as it connects us directly to the cities of San Francisco and Los Angeles, which are considered strategic hubs for attracting tourism. We are adhering to strict health protocols that ensure safe transit for passengers and staff, ”added Jaramillo.

According to ICT studies, San Francisco and Los Angeles rank second and third in the “Top 3” cities or metropolitan areas in the United States with the highest concentration of tourists interested in visiting Costa Rica: Tourists with a profile We are looking for , love nature, culture and sustainability.