The Daniel Oduber Quirós International Airport (lLIR), in Liberia, Guanacaste, received this weekend two new routes from the United Airlines airline from two U.S. major cities, San Francisco (SFO) and Los Angeles (LAX).
The inaugural United Los Angeles – Liberia flight arrived on Friday at 3:37 pm, while on Saturday, at 8:17pm, arrived the flight that will connect northern California with Guanacaste.
In addition, back to Liberia are fights from KLM, on Tuesday, January 5, resuming it four flights weekly (Tuesday – Thursday – Friday – Sunday) from Amsterdam (AMS); on Saturday, January 9, Delta Airlines arrived from Los Angeles, West Jet made its debut from Calgary (YYC), Canada, and United Airlines from Chicago (ORD).
“In each of these flights comes hope for Costa Rica, whose economic recovery on the coasts and in rural areas is closely linked to tourism,” said Gustavo J. Segura, Rector Minister of Tourism.
César Jaramillo, General Manager of CORIPORT, the Liberia airport’s concessionaire and member of the international network VINCI Airports, expressed the effort they have put into alliance with the Government to gradually reactivate the operations of that port of entry.
“Starting 2021 with the announcement of two new United flights is a great achievement because it connects us directly with the cities of San Francisco and Los Angeles, considered strategic focuses for attracting tourism,” said César Jaramillo.
Source: Costa Rica press