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New direct service LGW to San Jose, Costa Rica - May 2016, News

British Airways has launched a new year-round long-haul service from London Gatwick (LGW) to San Jose, Costa Rica (SJO). The new route will be operated by a three class Boeing 777 aircraft with 48 Club World, 24 World Traveller Plus and 203 World Traveller seats.

During summer 2016, flights will operate on Wednesday and Saturday departing from Gatwick at 11.00 and 11.55 respectively, with arrival in San Jose at 14.50/ 15.45.

Flights for winter 2016/17 will operate on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday, with a 10:15 departure on Tuesdays and Saturdays for arrival in San Jose at 15.35 and a 11:25 departure on Thursdays arriving 16.45. BA then plans to add a third weekly flight on the route for winter 2016/17.

Costa Rica will be the first destination in Central America served by BA, and this flight represents the second direct regular service between Europe and Costa Rica, giving more connection opportunities with the extensive BA network.

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