Tuesday, May 10, 2005

United Airlines will fly twice a week to Liberia

The American airline, United Airlines, will fly twice a week from Chicago to the Daniel Oduber international airport, in the city of Liberia, province of Guanacaste, starting on the next high tourist season, which starts in December of 2005 and ends in April of 2006.

The Minister of Tourism, Rodrigo Castro, indicated the company is in the process of obtaining the permits and is considering the possibility of having three weekly frequencies of its direct flight from that city, although it will begin with two.
The Minister of Tourism pointed out that with this new route there will be tourists coming from the South, Southeast, Northeast and centre of the United States to Liberia.

Four airlines are currently landing in the airport of the city of Liberia: American Airlines, from Miami, Florida; Delta from Atlanta, Georgia; Continental from Houston, Texas, and US Airways, from Charlotte, North Carolina.
The accumulated number of tourists arriving through the Daniel Oduber airport during the last 12 months –to the month of March—increase by 122% as to the registered figure for the period of March of 2004.

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