VECA Airlines will start operations in the Augusto Cesar Sandino International Airport on April 27, with flights to San Salvador and San Jose.
After the announcement by Nicaraguan tourism authorities, the low-cost airline VECA Airlines confirmed on its website that it will start flights from Managua to San Salvador (direct flight) and San Jose (one stop) from April 27.
After complaints from the private sector, improvements have been announced in attention and services at the airport in the capital, which now operates throughout the day and night for both cargo and passengers.
The registration of passengers on domestic flights, one of the steps that employers considered cumbersome and detrimental to attracting tourism, has been eliminated as part of the improvements made in the terminal.
The management company of the international airport in Managua has announced that it will allocate between $6 million and $10 million for expansion of the runway.
Empresa Administradora de Aeropuertos Internacionales de Nicaragua (EAAI) reported that it is currently in the design phase, with construction works to start in December. It is anticipated that the extension means extending the runway at least 900 more meters, allowing large aircraft to land.
The airline Global Air Mexico has announced that it will begin operating scheduled flights from San Pedro Sula to Quito, Caracas, Toluca and Havana.
In addition to the new flights announced by Global Air Mexico, Honduras Airports Company announced that Nicaragua's regional airline, La Costeña, formerly dedicated to private cargo flights to Costa Rica, is now providing new services from Managua to Tegucigalpa.
During the first five months of 2013, 526,443 tourists entered the country while during the same period in 2012 the figure was 483,105
Mayra Salinas, chief executive of the Nicaraguan Institute of Tourism (Intur), said that of those 526,443 visitors, 503,077 were tourists and 23,366 were cruisers and day trippers. Figures from the Central Bank of Nicaragua (BCN) reveal that between January and March the arrival of travelers contributed $107 million to the country.
The International Airports Management Company (EEAI) completed the bond issuance to refinance debt and investments.
Of the total issue, $41 million will be used to refinance the debt acquired with banks and the remainder for investment in the Puerto Cabezas airport.
The bonds will pay interest rates of 8% and 9%, with terms of 5 to 20 years.
According to the article in Elnuevodiario.com.ni, "the firm, Sociedad Calificadora de Riesgos Centroamericana, SA, SCRiesgo, issued its report qualifying the new EAAI bond issue, giving it a rating of scr A +.
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