• It is a weekly connection for high season between Liberia and New York (JFK).
  • Mint is internationally recognized for its comfort for customers.


 Liberia, Costa Rica- 15 de diciembre de 2018. In December, arrived the first JetBlue flight with its Mint service to Daniel Oduber Quirós International Airport from New York. Although this connection already existed, the modality of the new flight is one of the novelties in arrivals to Liberia, the flight is one of the most exclusive at international level.

With this launch, Liberia became the first city in which JetBlue offers its exclusive Mint service in Latin America. In addition, JetBlue will be the only airline that will operate flights with fully reclinable seats between Costa Rica and the United States.

The flight from John F. Kennedy International Airport will arrive every Saturday at 2:49 pm to Liberia during high season with the aim of giving a premium service to all incoming and outgoing tourists who vacation from the Big Apple and its connections to Liberia.

Seasonal Schedule with Mint Service between New York (JFK) and Liberia (LIR) on Saturdays

JFK – LIR Flight #1691 LIR – JFK Flight #1692
10:25 a.m. – 2:49 p.m. 4:15 p.m. – 10:14 p.m.



“Mint is a highly anticipated flight for large cities in Latin America, at the Daniel Oduber Quirós International Airport we are very proud to receive passengers from one of the airports with the highest international connections that are expecting unique experiences on their vacations, in Guanacaste we are ready to receive and give them the best of us” said César Jaramillo, General Manager of CORIPORT.

Some of Mint’s favorite features include fully reclining seats and benefits such as a signature cocktail, a tapas menu from the Saxon + Parole restaurant in New York City; Fresh espresso from the cappuccino machine designed specifically for the transporter, Hayward and Hopper service kits and desserts from local manufacturers of artisanal ice cream. The aircraft Airbus A321 offers a self-service station with snacks, soft drinks and free water (a); Free Fly-Fi for all clients on the flight (b); and power outlets in each seat.

“We are proud to introduce our premium Mint cabin on the route between New York JFK and Liberia. This award-winning service offers our customers the option to fly with an unparalleled experience, “said Giselle Cortes, director of international airports at JetBlue. “This exalted service also demonstrates our continued commitment to offering new innovative options to our customers through superior service for both Costa Ricans and US tourists. UU.

For its part, Costa Rican Institute of Tourism looks favorably on the increase in the arrival of new flights to Liberia, according to the Minister of Tourism, this is a work that dates back several months ago and that now bears fruit to continue promoting the tourism industry in Guanacaste.

“The Mint plane offers greater comfort to travelers and thus opens up new possibilities to attract tourists to Guanacaste. This is the materialization of the transactions for the benefit of Costa Rica, a personalized service to meet the needs of modern passengers who inform us more and more in our main tourist issuing market, a potential market of 24 million people” highlighted María Amalia Revelo, Minister of Tourism.

JetBlue Mint arrived in Liberia thanks to a joint effort of CORIPORT, the airport’s concessionaire, the Costa Rican Tourism Institute and the Guanacaste Tourism Chamber. Approximately 3 thousand people are expected to arrive in Guanacaste with the new flight period