Sunday 20 June 2021

Check With Your Airline Before Heading To The Airport For Flights To and From Costa Rica

From March 18 to April 12 only Costa Rican citizens and legal residents can enter Costa Rica

UPDATED March 21: A total of 27 airlines have suspended service to and from the Juan Santamaria International airport  – that is the  San Jose airport (SJO) – in the face of the national emergency due to the coronavirus covid-19.

The suspension of flights was confirmed by AERIS, the San Jose airport manager and on the website of the airlines.

  1. AEROMEXICO: It suspended operations to April 12.
  2. AIR CANADA: It will operate its last flight on April 3 and will suspend operations until further notice.
  3. AIR FRANCE: will maintain operations until March 22.
  4. AIR PANAMA: It suspended operations to April 12.
  5. AIR TRANSAT: It will operate its last flight on March 22, leaving San Jose for Toronto and will suspend operations until further notice.
  6. ALASKA: It will suspend operations from March 22 to April 12.
  7. ALBATROS: Operations suspended until April 17. It will operate a ‘rescue’ flight on March 27.
  8. AMERICAN AIRLINES: It will suspend operations on March 26 until the beginning of May (no specific date given)
  9. AVIANCA: All international fights are suspended from March 23 to May 1. Avianca is based in Colombia* as that country is on lockdown.
  10. BRITISH AIRWAYS: It will suspend operations from March 30 to June 27.
  11. CONDOR: Operations suspended until April 16. There will be a ‘rescue’ flight on March 21 and 22.
  12. COPA AIRLINES: Last flight is CM193, March 21 and the operations will be suspended until April 22.
  13. DELTA:  DL786 / 1396 will operate to March 28; DL900 / 903 to March 31; DL325 / DL902 to March 31; DL900 / DL903 will operate only on April 18 and 25; all flights are expected to resume starting on May 2.
  14. EDELWEISS: It will operate flights on March 22, 24, 27 and 29.
  15. IBERIA: It will suspend flights on March 25, 28, 29, 30 and 31. April dates are on will see.
  16. INTERJET: It will reduce flights to only per day at noon until April 13.
  17. JETBLUE: Flights are suspended until April 12.
  18. KLM: It will continue flights to March 28, then until further notice.
  19. LATAM: Flights suspended until April 13.
  20. LUFTHANSA: It will suspend operations from March 22 to April 13.
  21. SKYWAY: All flights to Bocas del Toro are suspended until further notice
  22. SOUTHWEST: It will suspend operations from March 23 to May 3. It will operate a ‘rescue’ flight on March 22.
  23. SPIRIT AIRLINES: It will continue operations
  24. UNITED AIRLINES: The last fight is on March 25 and the operations suspended until May 5
  25. VOLARIS: All flights to El Salvador (SAL), Guatemala (GUA) and US destinations (LAX, JFK & KIAD) are suspended until mid-April. It will continue operations to Mexico.
  26. WESTJET: Its last flight is March 21 until further notice.
  27. WINGO: It suspended flights to and from Colombia* until April 30.
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* Panama and Colombia have suspended all flights into and out of their countries starting at midnight March 22 for a period of 30 days.

The above is NOT a complete list and information is subject to change after publication.

Check with your airline or the SJO Airport or Liberia (LIR) airport websites

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