Iberojet opens operations from Spain to Costa Rica
It will fly twice a week on Tuesdays and Saturdays, increasing direct connections between Costa Rica and Europe
Costa Rica received a flight from the Iberojet airline yesterday for the first time. Coming from Madrid, Spain, the flight landed at the Juan Santamaría International Airport with 290 passengers, who were received with a colorful water arch, Costa Rican music, folk dances and as a souvenir of the inaugural flight a mask with the colorful allegories of the typical wagon .
On the runway and with the presence of the Airbus A350 in the background Gustavo J. Segura Sancho, Rector Minister of Tourism of Costa Rica, Paul Verhagen, Deputy Director General of Iberojet and Ricardo Hernández Larios, General Director of AERIS, the company in charge of airport administration they cut a ribbon, as a symbol of Iberojet's start of operations to Costa Rica.
Iberojet will fly the Madrid - San José route twice a week, on Tuesdays and Saturdays.
“We have worked hard to make this flight a reality. The arrival of Iberojet broadens Costa Rica's direct connections with Europe, specifically with Spain, strengthening Costa Rica as one of the most desired destinations for Spaniards, lovers of nature and outdoor activities, ”highlighted the Minister of Tourism .
Paul Verhagen, spokesman for the airline commented: “We are very excited about the opening of the flight to Costa Rica, the first new destination we have opened in 2 years. We are delighted with the support we receive from the Costa Rican tourism authorities and we trust that this maiden flight will be the beginning of a long-lasting operation. "
The General Director of AERIS highlighted how pleasant it is to receive a new airline at the Juan Santamaría International Airport, a new home for Iberojet. “This arrival at the main air terminal in Costa Rica represents the good results of the work between AERIS and the Costa Rican Tourism Institute to strengthen the country's connections and also to expand travel options that stimulate the arrival of more passengers and with it a faster recovery for the sector. Costa Rica tops the list of the best healthy destinations of the year and we will be delighted to make it noticeable since travelers arrive at the airport with strict adherence to health protocols, ”Hernández concluded.
Direct connection with Madrid
Iberojet is the Spanish airline belonging to Ávoris Corporación Empresarial. According to them, the operation to Costa Rica will be carried out with modern Airbus A350 aircraft, considered “the most eco-efficient of their type, equipped with the best comforts in their segment by having a cabin that offers new standards of comfort to passengers throughout the entire year. flight, creating a relaxed atmosphere with the latest in-flight entertainment and a gastronomic selection that makes the difference in transcontinental flights ”.
As part of the promotional actions for the opening of this flight, the tour operators of Ávoris, Travelplan, Catai and Quelónea have designed a wide variety of travel packages that allow you to know the volcanoes, tropical forest, beaches and landscapes of Costa Rica hand in hand of experts with in-depth knowledge of the country, its warm people and its culture. Likewise, this new flight has been made known through the official airline channels and social networks for several months.