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Published on : Friday, June 12, 2015
Alaska Airlines began selling tickets today on newly-announced routes between Los Angeles and Costa Rica’s two major international airports. The eight weekly flights from Los Angeles to San Jose (SJO) and Liberia/Guanacaste (LIR), Costa Rica, are scheduled to begin Oct. 31 and Nov. 1, respectively, subject to approval by the Costa Rican civil aviation authorities.
To inaugurate the new service, Alaska is offering introductory one-way fares of $249 from Los Angeles to San Jose and Liberia/Guanacaste.* One-way fares for customers connecting from Seattle and Anchorage to San Jose and Liberia/Guanacaste are as low as $299 and $369 one-way, respectively.* To take advantage of these low fares, customers must purchase their tickets by June 17 and travel by Jan. 28, 2016.
Liberia is the gateway to the Guanacaste region in the western part of the country, renowned for surfing and sport fishing. While the capital city of San Jose, located about 130 miles from Liberia, boasts museums and historic Spanish colonial architecture.
Summary of new service:
|Start date||City pair||Departs||Arrives||Frequency|
|Oct. 31||Los Angeles-San Jose||8:35 a.m.||4:30 p.m.||Mon, Wed, Fri, Sat|
|Oct. 31||San Jose-Los Angeles||5:30 p.m.||10:04 p.m.||Mon, Wed, Fri, Sat|
|Nov. 1||Los Angeles-Liberia||8:40 a.m.||4:25 p.m.||Tues, Thus, Sat, Sun|
|Nov. 1||Liberia-Los Angeles||5:25 p.m.||9:40 p.m.||Tues, Thurs, Sat, Sun|
Flight times based on local time zones
The new flights will be operated with fuel-efficient, next generation Boeing 737-700 and 800 aircraft. Flights using the 737-800 will feature Alaska Beyond Entertainment, which offers entertainment direct to customer devices, and Alaska Beyond Comfort featuring 110v and USB outlets at every seat for charging laptops, smartphones and tablets. All flights offer Alaska Beyond Delicious, featuring food and beverages sourced with items from iconic Pacific Northwest brands. Customers can also rent inflight entertainment tablets, which include recently-released blockbuster movies, TV, Xbox games, music, and digital magazines.
This fall customers traveling from Los Angeles can connect to 21 destinations on Alaska Airlines 600 weekly flights and earn and use award miles to travel to 84 nonstop destinations worldwide on partners American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Air France, Aeromexico, British Airways, Cathay Pacific, Emirates, Fiji Airways, KLM, Korean Air, LAN and Qantas.
Alaska Airlines, a subsidiary of Alaska Air Group, together with its partner regional airlines, serves more than 100 cities through an expansive network in the United States, Canada and Mexico. Alaska Airlines ranked “Highest in Customer Satisfaction Among Traditional Carriers in North America” in the J.D. Power North American Airline Satisfaction Study for eight consecutive years from 2008 to 2015.
Source:- Alaska Airlines