At 10:15 a.m. This past Monday, flight AV647 took off from the Juan Santamaría International Airport to Quito, Ecuador. In this way, Avianca expands its network of direct routes from Costa Rica, which is joined by direct flights to Cartagena and Medellín, both cities in Colombia.
Avianca reported that it has 57 flights that take off each week from the Alajuelense terminal to 12 destinations on the continent.
These destinations are: Bogota,Cancun,Cartagena, Guatemala city, Mexico City, San Salvador,Lima, Los Angeles, Medellin, Miami, New York, Quito
“Costa Rica has the ideal conditions to grow in connectivity and strengthen its inbound and outbound tourism. Today our commercial offer allows passengers to have multiple flights from San José to numerous destinations,” said Reyna Mejía, Avianca’s Commercial Manager for Central America.
Carolina Trejos, Marketing Director of the Costa Rican Tourism Institute, said: “We are delighted with the opening of this new route to Quito. The flow of passengers between Ecuador and Costa Rica has been constantly growing, evidencing the high interest in the route for the citizens of both countries. Meanwhile, Angelino Garzón, Colombian ambassador to Costa Rica, applauded this commercial step by Avianca, which points -he said- to the reactivation of the sector.
“Congratulations to Costa Rica, Ecuador, Colombia, and Avianca because with the sky policy open people unite and live better. This is undoubtedly a reflection of the tourism sector’s reactivation,” said Garzón.
The airline added that tickets for this route are already on sale at Avianca sales points, on its website, and in travel agencies.