Costa Rica Will Become Jet Blue’s 9th International Destination.
The first flight from the low cost airline Jet Blue will arrive in San Jose at the Juan Santamaria Airport on Thursday, March 26 at noon. According to a Jet Blue spokesperson, the brasilian aircraft, an Embraer E190, with capacity for 100 people is filling up fast. The new route will be traversed once daily and will leave Orlando at 12:48 p.m. Rates start around just $99 for a one way flight, totaling around $250 for a round trip flight including taxes.
The company already turned in all necessary application documents to the Civil Aviation Authority and is just waiting for a three month provisional license to be awarded by the Technical Council. Jet Blue is also set to open six other routes in the first half of this year to destinations such as Jamaica, the Dominican Republic and Mexico, if approved.
Jet Blue is based out of New York and currently offers flights to 12 destinations departing from Orlando including Boston, Mass, and flies to eight other international destinations including. They will be the 21st airline to service the Juan Santamaria International Airport, and will add an additional 36,000 spaces annually for those wishing to Travel to Costa Rica. Currently, 2,750,000 spaces are available on Flights to Costa Rica.
For flights, visit their website: www.jetblue.com
|Written by Claire Saylor|
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Filed under: Travel on March 3rd, 2009