Volaris Costa Rica commenced flights between San Jose and Washington Dulles on 16 May, a route that operates via San Salvador. Among those cutting the ribbon at the US capital city airport included delegates from the embassies of El Salvador and Costa Rica, the Commonwealth of Virginia and the District of Columbia.
- Volaris Costa Rica introduced Washington Dulles (IAD) to its network on 16 May, with it beginning a twice-weekly service (Mondays and Wednesdays) service to the US capital from San Jose (SJO) in Costa Rica, a route that operates via San Salvador (SAL). “We are proud to celebrate the launch of a new direct international flight to Virginia and our nation’s capital region – these direct flights will take tourism, trade and economic development between the Commonwealth and Central America to new heights,” said Virginia Governor Ralph Northam of the launch. “We look forward to the opportunity for countries on both sides to increase connections and strengthen our important relationships.” Services on the 3,277-kilometre city pair will be flown using the carrier’s A319 fleet, with no other carrier presently offering direct services between the two cities. However, it should be noted that Avianca offers a daily link between San Salvador and Dulles according to OAG schedules. Along with Dulles, Volaris Costa Rica also serves Los Angeles and New York JFK in the US. See how Washington Dulles Airport’s FTWA compares to other from around the world.