Local businesses swat at new regulations, fees for drones
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Local businesses swat at new regulations, fees for drones

Zach Dyer - September 18, 2015

When Matt Damon vacationed in Costa Rica last July, a selfie from a drone-mounted camera appeared on the Facebook page of “The Martian” on the beach in…

New Costa Rican airline plans to launch with flights to Central and South America, US
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Airlines
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New Costa Rican airline plans to launch with flights to Central and South America, US

L. Arias - August 10, 2015

If all goes well with the permitting process, new Costa Rican carrier Air Costa Rica could be jetting people from San José to destinations in the U.S. and…

Travelers in Costa Rica can pay departure tax at airports for 3 more months
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Airlines
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Travelers in Costa Rica can pay departure tax at airports for 3 more months

L. Arias - November 27, 2014

Following the announcement last week that Costa Rica’s $29 airport exit tax will be rolled into the price of airline tickets beginning Dec. 3, Bancrédito officials have clarified…

Good news for travelers: Costa Rica’s airport exit tax (finally) will be added to ticket prices
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Good news for travelers: Costa Rica’s airport exit tax (finally) will be added to ticket prices

L. Arias - November 19, 2014

Costa Rican officials are moving to eliminate an extra bureaucratic step for travelers who depart Costa Rica by air. Beginning Dec. 3, the country's $29 airport exit tax will be rolled…

US donates flight simulator to Costa Rica’s Public Security Ministry
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US donates flight simulator to Costa Rica’s Public Security Ministry

L. Arias - October 16, 2014

Officers of the U.S. Southern Command on Wednesday delivered a flight simulator to the Public Security Ministry’s Air Surveillance Service (SVA) to help train pilots. The simulator, the first…

Tamarindo Airport closed due to safety concerns
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Airport closing
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Tamarindo Airport closed due to safety concerns

Suzanna Lourie - May 18, 2014

TAMARINDO, Guanacaste – Air traffic to and from the Guanacaste beach town of Tamarindo has been temporarily suspended due to growing safety concerns regarding the condition of…