Hurricane Matthew: Airlines cancel flights between Costa Rica-Florida
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Hurricane Matthew: Airlines cancel flights between Costa Rica-Florida

L. Arias - October 6, 2016

Four airlines suspended flights between Costa Rica and Florida on Thursday due to the arrival of Hurricane Matthew in the U.S. The closure of airports in Miami, Fort…

Turrialba Volcano spews ash for fourth consecutive day
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Costa Rica
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Turrialba Volcano spews ash for fourth consecutive day

L. Arias - September 29, 2016

Turrialba Volcano continued spewing ash and gases on Thursday in what the University of Costa Rica's National Seismological Network (RSN) volcanologist Mauricio Mora called one of its longest…

Juan Santamaría airport reopens for flights after volcanic eruptions
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Juan Santamaría airport reopens for flights after volcanic eruptions

L. Arias - September 20, 2016

Costa Rica’s Juan Santamaría International Airport (SJO) reopened at noon on Tuesday, nearly a full day after it was closed because of large amounts of volcanic ash in…

Flight delays, cancellations after latest Turrialba eruptions 
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Flight delays, cancellations after latest Turrialba eruptions 

Zach Dyer - May 20, 2016

Costa Rica’s main international airport remains open after Turrialba Volcano erupted again Friday morning in the latest of a series of powerful recent eruptions. While the airport…

Air France to start direct flights between Paris and San José
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Airlines
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Air France to start direct flights between Paris and San José

Zach Dyer - April 15, 2016

Air France announced new direct flights between Paris and San José on Thursday. Travelers can go from buenos días to bonjour twice a week on Boeing 777-300s starting…

Costa Rica airport restricts liquids in carry-ons
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Costa Rica airport restricts liquids in carry-ons

L. Arias - April 14, 2016

Starting April 19, the Civil Aviation Authority (DGAC) will enforce the same airport restrictions on liquids, aerosols or gels in carry-on luggage as the U.S. Transportation Security Administration.…

Costa Rica airports increase security following Brussels blasts
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Costa Rica airports increase security following Brussels blasts

Zach Dyer - March 22, 2016

Travelers should give themselves at least three hours to pass through security at Juan Santamaría International Airport on Tuesday and throughout the week after terrorist attacks in…

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Juan Santamaría International Airport at a crawl with stricter passport checks

The Tico Times - November 20, 2015

https://twitter.com/anonymous_costa/status/667807364540530689 This might be the one time when it really doesn’t matter which line you’re in at the airport, none of them are moving. Costa Rica’s Juan…

Lightning strike injures 3 at Costa Rica’s Juan Santamaría International Airport
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Environment and Wildlife
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Lightning strike injures 3 at Costa Rica’s Juan Santamaría International Airport

Zach Dyer - September 30, 2015

Three workers were injured in a lightning strike at Costa Rica's Juan Santamaría International Airport outside the capital on Wednesday afternoon. An indirect lightning strike impacted the employees, who…

Costa Rica’s international arrivals by air increase in first half of 2015
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Costa Rica’s international arrivals by air increase in first half of 2015

L. Arias - September 1, 2015

The official number of international arrivals by air to Costa Rica in the first six months of 2015 was 4.4 percent higher than the same period last year, the Costa…