(QCOSTARICA) San Jose, 7:35pm. Airport operations at the Juan Santamaria (San Jose) airport are returning to normal, eight airlines announced the resumption of “normal operations” Tuesday afternoon.
Another eight airlines said they will be working normally on Wednesday, unless there is a new outpouring of ash from Turrialba volcano.
As reported by Silvia Chaves, spokesperson for Aeris, the airport manager, the airlines operating normally are: Sansa, Nature Air, Avianca, Copa, Iberia, Veca, Jet Blue and Air Canada.
For Wednesday, United, American, Alaska, Southwest, Spirit, Delta, Aeroméxico and Westjet are expected to resume their flights to and from San Jose.
In total, more than 12,000 passengers on 120 flights were affected by the almost 24 hours closing of the country’s major airport.
Aeris recommends to check with your airline for the latest flight information.