British Airways is to launch a new route from Gatwick to Costa Rica from May 4, 2016.
The airline will initially fly twice per week to San Jose’s Santamaria International airport. BA then plans to add a third weekly flight on the route for winter 2016/17.
BA will use a Boeing 777 aircraft on the route which will include 48 seats in Club World, 24 in World Traveller Plus and 203 in the World Traveller economy cabin.
During summer 2016, flights will operate on Wednesday and Saturday departing from Gatwick at 11.55 and 11.00 respectively, with arrival in San Jose at 15.45 or 14.50.
Flights for winter 2016/17 will operate on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday, with departures on Tuesday and Saturday at 10.15 for arrival in San Jose at 15.35. Flights on Thursday will leave Gatwick at 11.25 for arrival in Costa Rica at 16.45.