Air Canada is increasing the number of flights between Costa Rica and Toronto starting this year. The company will offer flights this September and October, months it usually suspends service.
This initiative to strengthen operations in Costa Rica represents an increase of 36% in the number of seats available, according to the Costa Rican Tourism Institute.
The new plan includes adding flights both to Liberia and San Jose. New flights will be made on an Airbus A321. The frequency of flights will change depending on the season. Offering flights during low season will help the tourism sector.
Canadians represent 7% of the international tourists to the country. In 2018, 217,000 Canadians entered the country. 92% of them entered via an airport. The largest numbers of arrivals of Canadians occurs from December to March, during Canadian winter.