Thursday 29 September 2022

Lufthansa announced new direct Frankfurt – San José flight

The new direct flights will begin in October, increasing Lufthansa's weekly flights to Costa Rica to 3

Paying the bills


Ministry of Housing approves rent adjustment at 10.64% due to inflation

QCOSTARICA - Do you pay rent? Pay attention: the...

Vaccination against Covid-19 for children between 6 months and 5 years of age will start on Tuesday

QCOSTARICA - Pediatric vaccination against Covid-19 will start next...

Viaduct would be a definitive solution for Ruta 27 with serious sinking problem

QCOSTARICA - Kilometer 44 on the Ruta 27 has...

Diplomatic slip? President Chaves congratulates Italian political party

QCOSTARICA - Experts in international relations consider unconventional  Costa...

Costa Rica legislators reject global income tax

QCOSTARICA - The Treasury Affairs Legislative Committee rejected a...

Therapeutic abortion: how accessible is it for women in Costa Rica?

QCOSTARICA - In Costa Rica, therapeutic abortion is allowed...

Best Things To Do in Costa Rica

Stunning beaches, lush rainforests, mountains with waterfalls, and charming...

Dollar Exchange

¢628.19 Buy

¢636.39 Sell

29 September 2022 - At The Banks - BCCR

Paying the bills


Starting in October 2020, Lufthansa will increase from two to three direct weekly flights between Germany and Costa Rica, confirmed on Monday, the Costa Rican Tourism Institute (ICT).

The new direct flight between Frankfurt and San Jose will start on Tuesday, October 27, 2020, that is, in addition to the flights the airline currently operates on Thursdays and Saturdays.

- Advertisement -

Germany is one of the four most important European markets for Costa Rica, along with the United Kingdom, France, and Spain.

The number of German tourists visiting Costa Rica has been growing steadily since 2009 and practically doubled in a decade, from 40,918 that year to 80,580 in 2019.

According to the ICT numbers in 2017, a German tourist average the stay in the country is estimated at 16.7 nights and spends US$143.16 per day.

German tourists when they visit Costa Rica seek out the sun and beach, trekking, flora and fauna and visit the volcanoes.

The new flight on Tuesdays will be in an Airbus A340-300 with a capacity for 279. The flight will leave Frankfurt at 1:30 pm and arrive at Juan Santamaria International Airport (SJO), in Costa Rica at 7:10 pm. The flight turns around, leaving Ticolandia at 8:55 pm, arriving in Germany at 3:00 pm the following day.

Rafael Mencía, Executive Director of the AIJS operator, Aeris, said the increase in the frequency of Lufthansa flights is a “huge achievement” for Costa Rica.

- Advertisement -

Lufthansa Group is a consortium of the aviation sector that operates worldwide and has more than 550 subsidiaries and affiliated companies in total. The group is made up of a network of airlines and service companies belonging to the aviation sector.

- Advertisement -
Paying the bills
Avatar photo
"Rico" is the crazy mind behind the Q media websites, a series of online magazines where everything is Q! In these times of new normal, stay at home. Stay safe. Stay healthy.

Related Articles

Southwest strengthens air connectivity in Costa Rica with two new flights

QCOSTARICA - Southwest Airlines announced two new flights and an increase...

Frontier Airlines announces two direct flights connecting Costa Rica with Atlanta

QCOSTARICA - The low-cost airline, Frontier, announced two new direct flights...

Subscribe to our stories

To be updated with all the latest news, offers and special announcements.