LATAM Airlines Peru launched non-stop flights between Lima and San José, Costa Rica for the first time.
LATAM operates three weekly flights between the two cities with an Airbus A319 aircraft on Tuesdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.
Flight LA2408 departs Lima at 13:05, arriving in San José at 15:55, with a flight time of three hours, 50 minutes.
The return flight (LA2409) takes off from San José at 17:15, and lands in Lima at 22:05 with a flight time of three hours, 50 minutes.
Both outbound and return flights connect with flights to/from Santiago, Buenos Aires, Mendoza, São Paulo, Rosario, Salta, Tucumán, Córdoba, La Paz, Antofagasta, Santa Cruz, Montevideo and Asunción.
“This new route is excellent news for tourism and connectivity in Latin America, and strengthens our unique network of destinations. Costa Rica is world-renowned for its diverse nature, landscapes and outdoor activities – and our passengers throughout the region will be able to access this destination with connections via our Lima hub,” said Enrique Cueto, chief executive of LATAM Airlines Group.
During 2018, LATAM will offer 66,144 seats on its Lima-San José service.