SEATTLE, June 11, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — 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) andLiberia/Guanacaste (LIR), Costa Rica, are scheduled to begin Oct. 31and 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 fromSeattle 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 17 and travel by Jan. 28, 2016.
Visit www.alaskaair.com to find great savings and purchase tickets, or call 1-800-ALASKAAIR (800-252-7522 or Hearing & Speech Impaired (TTY): Dial 711 for Relay Services).
Liberia is the gateway to the Guanacaste region in the western part of the country, renowned for surfing and sport fishing. While the capital city of San Jose, located about 130 miles from Liberia, boasts museums and historic Spanish colonial architecture.
Summary of new service:
Los Angeles-San Jose
Mon, Wed, Fri, Sat
San Jose-Los Angeles
Mon, Wed, Fri, Sat
Tues, Thus, Sat, Sun
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.
This fall customers traveling from Los Angeles can connect to 21 destinations on Alaska Airlines 600 weekly flights and earn and use award miles to travel to 84 nonstop destinations worldwide on partners American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Air France, Aeromexico, British Airways, Cathay Pacific, Emirates, Fiji Airways, KLM, Korean Air, LAN and Qantas.
Alaska Airlines, a subsidiary of Alaska Air Group (NYSE: ALK), together with its partner regional airlines, serves more than 100 cities through an expansive network in the United States, Canada and Mexico. Alaska Airlines ranked “Highest in Customer Satisfaction Among Traditional Carriers in North America” in the J.D. Power North American Airline Satisfaction Study for eight consecutive years from 2008 to 2015. Alaska Airlines’ Mileage Plan also ranked “Highest in Customer Satisfaction with Airline Loyalty Rewards Programs” in the J.D. Power 2014 and 2015 Airline Loyalty/Rewards Program Satisfaction Report.
*General terms and conditions for introductory fare sale: Seats are limited and may not be available on all flights or all days. Some markets may not operate daily service. Fares are nonrefundable, are priced in U.S. dollars and include all applicable taxes, fees and charges based on one-way travel. A ticket purchased at an Alaska Airlines airport location or through one of our reservation call centers will cost $15 more per person than the advertised fare. Differences in fare and taxes, fees and charges apply to any changes made after ticketing. A $125 change fee per person applies to changes made within 60 days of ticketed travel. Other restrictions— such as day of week, blackout dates and advance purchase requirements — may apply. Additional U.S. taxes may apply to itineraries involving more than one stopover or a stopover lasting more than 12 hours. Costa Rican government taxes, fees and charges included in the fares shown are based on the currency exchange rate effective March 23, 2015, and are subject to change. Passengers departing San Jose or Liberia airports will also be subject to a $29 departure tax, to be collected at the airport. Bag fees apply for checked baggage. See alaskaair.com or call Alaska Airlines reservations at 1-800-ALASKAAIR for complete fare rules, checked baggage policies and more information.