New Direct Cargo Flight to Costa Rica

An announcement has been made of the opening of a new daily nonstop flight for international freight traveling to and from San Jose International Airport.

Friday, August 29, 2014

From a press release issued by Fedex Express:

MIAMI (Florida) August 28, 2014 - FedEx Express, a subsidiary of FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) and the company of the world's largest express transportation today announced the arrival on 4 August of the first FedEx cargo plane Boeing Express- 757F- to Costa Rica in order to provide a direct service for international shipments. Formerly served by smaller aircraft, the growing Costa Rican market is being leveraged with increased capacity and the best collection schedules in the market, with next day delivery to Miami and the rest of the United States.

The new flight will be available five days a week and will significantly increase the capacity for international shipments from Costa Rica and extend the collection schedule from 1:00 pm until 3:00 pm local time.



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