Hallelujah! More Flights Panama - Costa Rica

Air Panama has announced that starting July 1st it will be operating a daily frequency between Panama City and the international airport of Costa Rica.

Friday, June 12, 2015

EDITORIAL

The air route between San José and Panama City has become, because of the characteristics of the demand from travelers between the capitals of both countries, the so-called "air bridges", where availability of seats is permanent. This announcement b Air Panama is welcome news, confirming a healthy current trend towards open skies in Central Americ, which will bring healthy competition between airlines, and benefits of all kinds for travelers.

An article on Crhoy.com reports that "... the flights will be between the airports Juan Santamaria and Marcos Gelabert in Albrook ...". The parties involved in the initiative, tourism companies, hotels and shopping centers will be joining forces.

It is estimated that "... the investment of Panamanian businessmen in this campaign to attract Costa Ricans amounted to $146,000 ...". Meanwhile, Jennifer Champsaur, Deputy Minister of Tourism of Panama, confirmed that the country "... was always seen as a business destination but it is also great for shopping, going to the beach and gastronomy ...



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