Posted on: 08 December 2015 by Ross McSweeny
tFrom April 2016, Southwest Airlines will introduce a nonstop service between Los Angeles International Airport and Daniel Oduber Quiros International Airport in Liberia/Guanacaste, Costa Rica.tt“This new link for our Customers in the LA Basin to Costa Rica's growing resort and ecotourism region will bring to the market a value only Southwest can offer with bags fly free, no change fees, and low fares, all alongside our famously friendly customer service,” declared Andrew Watterson, SVP network and revenue management, Southwest Airlines. “We proudly carry more passengers to and from California airports than any other airline and continue to invest in the Golden State by adding new short, medium, and long-haul service this year from all nine of our California airports.”tt"We are just getting started with a service footprint outside the US mainland designed to offer the more than 100 million people who fly with us every year international opportunities to connect with what's important to them," Watterson continued. "Our list of opportunities is long and Liberia, Costa Rica is just the beginning of the international destinations we plan to offer from LAX."ttBy summer 2016, Southwest's nine California airports will offer customers a combined peak weekday schedule of 678 departures to destinations across the United States, Mexico, and Costa Rica. Southwest expects to operate the service daily from LAX Terminal 2.