Continental Airlines announced that it will introduce nonstop
service between Houston's George Bush Intercontinental Airport and
Liberia, Costa Rica, on Jan. 31, 2004, subject to government approval,
reports the Houston Business Journal (Oct. 21, 2003). Liberia will be
the ninth destination in Central America served by Continental, which
currently offers service to every capital city in Central America from
Houston and to six Central American destinations from New York/Newark.
Three weekly flights on Wednesday, Friday and Saturday will depart from
Houston Intercontinental Airport at 3:30 p.m., arriving in Liberia at
6:53 p.m. The return flight will depart Liberia on Thursday, Saturday
and Sunday at 8 a.m., arriving in Houston at 11:50 a.m.