The German airline Condor announced that from November it will add two air frequencies per week from Munich and another also weekly from Frankfurt, both to San Jose.
Condor will fly from Munich’s international airport to Costa Rica’s Juan Santamaría since November 8, once a week with Boeing 767-300 aircraft, with a capacity of 259 passengers, the company said in a press release. In addition, the airline will make an additional frequency per week from Frankfurt, with which there will be three flights a week.
The statement from the Costa Rican Tourism Institute:
Germany – San José, Costa Rica The renowned airline Condor confirmed the increase in operations to Costa Rica, incorporating its fourth frequency, this time connecting our country with the city of Munich.
The airline will fly to Costa Rica from November this year to April 2017 in a Boeing 767 300 with capacity for 259 passengers. Mauricio Ventura, Minister of Tourism, stressed that this increase in frequencies to our country is a reliable indication of the position that Costa Rica has in the Old Continent. “The tourist product offered by our country certainly captivates the European market and this causes its stay to be extremely wide (17.2 nights) and the average daily expenditure is more than $ 1 650.
What Costa Rica offers are authentic travel experiences, as well as the possibility of being inserted in the local environment and living our Model of Sustainable Tourism Development; which is why the third largest commercial airline in Germany reinforces its operations in our country, with a new route from one of the most important cities of that country, becomes a great opportunity to continue attracting that market so high Potential for Costa Rica, “said Ventura.
In addition to the German market, Condor mobilizes a large number of people from different European countries such as Spanish, Swiss, Italian and Austrian, so this new frequency facilitates connections with our priority markets, which last year showed very strong growth. important.
Almost 400 thousand Europeans entered the country through all ports for a growth of 6.1%. The airway registered a figure higher than the 300 thousand Europeans that entered Costa Rica, reason why the visitation increased by 6.8%, precisely, thanks to the availability and the increase of available seats. Germany is the country that registers the most arrivals by all routes of entry to the country (a total of 66 450 for a growth of 4%).
“This new operation confirms the excellent positioning that Costa Rica has in Europe, with more companies betting on the destination, so we believe that the new route will stimulate the European market and especially the German market,” said Hermes Navarro, Head of Line Attraction Airlines of the ICT.
Condor is an airline with a long history in Germany and in the world, which has more than 20 consecutive years of operating in Costa Rica, being the only existing route for the German market without a stopover in the United States, becoming a Point of strategic connection in Europe. This airline mobilizes approximately 13.5% of the Germans who visit us.