Since Monday (November 11), Air Panama resumed flights between San Jose, Costa Rica ( SJO) and David, Panamá (DAV), located in the province of Chiriqui.

Photo from La Estrella de Panama

The flights are on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, with a ‘promotional’ fare of US$199 return, a rate responding to a commercial strategy of the airline to attract passengers in both directions over the next few weeks.

The new connection will be operated by a Fokker 50 aircraft, which is a 50-passenger turboprop aircraft. Departure times will be: David – San José 11:50 a.m. and from San José – David 12:40 p.m, the airline reported.

Eduardo Stagg, executive president of Air Panama, told Prensa.com that the route has been reopened “… for which they have invested half a million dollars. The first flight will be on Monday, November 11 from David’s Enrique Malek Airport to the city of San Jose.”

Luis Eleta, Commercial Director of Air Panama, said: “With this new flight we strengthen our network of routes and reaffirm our positioning as a leading airline nationwide. We also confirm our commitment to help the development of the province of Chiriquí. This flight will attract more tourists, more investments, and more opportunities. We as a company believe in the potential that Chiriquí offers and will continue to invest in it. ”

For his part, Jorge Tovar, President of Discover Chiriquí, said: “We are very happy to open this new route because it allows us to complete our tourist offer. We have been working for more than two years in Costa Rica to attract tourists interested in the multi-destination and with this route, we open the door to that in their itineraries they can add Boquete, Volcano or the beaches that the province has ”.