Frontier announces two direct routes between Costa Rica and Atlanta

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Frontier announces two direct routes between Costa Rica and Atlanta
Source: ICT
August 17, 2022

The country continues to increase air connectivity as part of the recovery process of the tourism industry and expands connections to the United States at the Juan Santamaría and Daniel Oduber Quirós International Airports

The US airline Frontier announced its new non-stop services from the Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport, Atlanta to the two main air terminals in Costa Rica. The San José-Atlanta route will begin operations on November 17, twice a week, and the Liberia-Atlanta connection will be carried out once a week starting on December 17 of this year.

This relevant announcement from the well-known low-cost airline joins the efforts to reactivate the tourism sector and the permanent efforts to attract new routes. In addition, it confirms that US travelers have Costa Rica as one of the destinations of their choice, mainly due to the many outdoor alternatives for the enjoyment of nature and wildlife, water activities, as well as the possibility of learning about the culture. Costa Rican, together with the proven interest in sustainable tourism, reasons that incline their travel preferences towards the country. At the same time, they consider that it is an easy country to get to and that it offers all the comforts.

“Sin duda este anuncio evidencia el alto interés de la línea aérea Frontier por diversificar sus conexiones hacia Costa Rica a ambos aeropuertos internacionales, tanto el Aeropuerto Internacional Juan Santamaría y el Daniel Oduber Quirós. Atlanta es una ciudad que concentra muchos de los turistas con alto interés de viajar hacia nuestro país, específicamente desde Estados Unidos, nuestro principal mercado emisor y estratégico, precisamente en este período de recuperación de la industria turística”, manifestó Hermes Navarro. Jefe de Atracción de Inversiones del Instituto Costarricense de Turismo.

For his part, Daniel Shurz, Commercial Senior Vice President of Frontier Airlines said: "We are committed to Costa Rica and delighted to add travel options from two of its airports." The spokesperson expanded by stating that "Atlanta is a very popular American destination and we are facilitating access with these nonstop flights twice a week, along with a variety of connection opportunities through our extensive network."

According to ICT data, the United States concentrates the largest number of best prospects or tourists with a high interest in traveling to Costa Rica and they move to our country motivated by their affinity with nature, the preservation of the environment and tourism sustainability.

This is how we see it in the international arrivals of tourists from the United States to Costa Rica, since said country remains solid as the main source market of tourists, even in the first seven months of the year a figure of more than 800,000 American visitors was registered. who visited us by air.


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