Felipe Bonifatti, general manager of the Lufthansa group for Central America and the Caribbean. Photo Gesline Anrango, La Nacion
Q COSTA RICA – On Tuesday, May 9, the Swiss airline Edelweiss, a member of the Lufthansa Group, started operations in Costa Rica, after a five year process of negotiations.
On Thursday, La Nacion spoke with Felipe Bonifatti, Lufthansa general manager for Central America and the Caribbean, who was emphatic that Costa Rica was a destination that the company lacked, because Edelweiss, “only flies to the most beautiful destinations in the world”.
Tuesday, May 9, marked the arrival of the first Edelweiss flight from Zurich to San Jose, The A340-300 has a capacity of 314 passengers. The airline currently offers two weekly direct flights.
Bonifatti said that if occupancy levels