COSTA RICA NEWS – Starting November 1, JetBlue will be flying weekly between Boston and Liberia (LIR), in GUanacaste.

BLUEThe airline made the announcement Tuesday morning following a meeting in New York between airline officials and President Luis Guillermo Solís. Solís is in New York to deliver a speech at the United Nations.

The new flight will add to the airline’s three existing flights to Costa Rica: New York – Liberia, Orlando – San José and Fort Lauderdale – San José.

President Solís said the new route stengthens the airline’s commitment to Costa Rica.

The majority of tourist arrivals to Costa Rica are from the United States. Numbers from the Instituto Costarricense de Turismo (ICT) – Costa Rica’s Tourism Board, show the number of arrivals for the first half of 2014 was 712.458, 80% of which are from the U.S.

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