Southwest Airlines connects Los Angeles to Costa Rica

Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) has added a flight to Costa Rica from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), the company said.

The carrier´s initial flight schedule calls for one flight daily in each direction.

Southwest Airlines now serves nine airports in the California, with service beginning at its tenth California airport, Long Beach (LGB), on June 5.

Offering more daily departures in California than any other airline, 324 of those flights will take off and land within the state this summer, connecting 20 unique city-pair combinations within California.

In its 45th year of service, Dallas-based Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) operates a network of 97 destinations across the United States and seven additional countries with more than 3,900 departures a day during peak travel season.