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 andLiberia/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 17and travel by Jan. 28, 2016.

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Start date

City pair




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.

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