Delta Airlines, celebrating its 15th year of interrupted service in Costa Rica, inaugurated on Tuesday its Los Angelses – San José service.

The water arc is a symbol of friendship that takes place at airports around the world every time a new route is opened.

The non-stop flight leaves San José (SJO) at 6:55am and arrives in Los Angeles (LAX) at 12:20pm.  The airline will be using a Boeing 757-200 aircraft with a capacity of 180 passengers, 24 in first class.

Delta operates 4 daily flights to Costa Rica, three to San José (two from Atlanta and one from Los Angeles) and one to Liberia (LIR) from Atlanta.

Industry experts say the move by Delta and other airlines is a reaction to Avianca’s cancellation of five non-stop flights to Costa Rica.

Delta Air Lines serves more than 160 million customers each year. With an industry-leading global network, Delta and the Delta Connection carriers offer service to nearly 315 destinations in 59 countries on six continents. Dealta is headquartered in Atlanta and employs some 80.000 people worldwide.

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