Flying is the fastest way to get around Costa Rica and now you can save money on your local flight with our promo code with Skyway Costa Rica!
Skyway Costa Rica, Local Airline
Skyway is a new Costa Rican airline that flies to multiple destinations in the country and Panama. Their planes accommodate up to 19 passengers with modern seats, large windows and plenty of head and legroom. Save 10% on your flight and get an extra 10 lbs of luggage with the Mytanfeet promo code!
On the Skyway website, enter the promo code: SWMTF18 to get our deal! Please note the extra lbs of luggage is automatically included in Mytanfeet reservations so there is not going to be a separate note about it on your confirmation.
Costa Rican Local Airline Skyway FAQ
Where does Skyway fly to?
They fly to La Fortuna, Quepos/Manuel Antonio, Puerto Jimenez, Drake Bay, Tamarindo, Liberia, San Jose, Drake Bay and Bocas del Toro in Panama. They are quickly expanding to add more flights!
What kind of planes do they have?
They use LETs L410 UVP E20 which fits up to 19 passengers. It uses two General Electric H75 turboprop engines.
Where do they fly out of in San Jose?
For all flights out of San Jose Airport, Skyway operates out of the domestic airline section of the San Jose Airport. International flights depart from the Tobias Bolanos International Airport.
How early do I have to check in for domestic flights and what do I need?
Skyway requires you to check in 1 hour prior to your flight for all flights. International (to Panama) must arrive 2 hours before. You need your passport for all flights.
How much luggage can I bring?
Skyway allows 1 check in per passenger with a maximum weight of 40 lbs. With our promo code, you get 50 lbs! You are also allowed one small carry on of 10 lbs. If it is heavier than 10 lbs, you will have to pay extra.
Skyway prohibits the same items as international flights such as gas containers, oxygen tanks, containers with flammable liquies, petrol operated equipment and tools, electroshock weapons, explosives, fireworks, poisonous and toxic substances, lithium battery powered personal transportation devices, radioactive metarels, Samsung Galaxy Note 7 smartphones and caustic materials. All luggage will be inspected.
What about kids, special services and pets?
Children under 24 months are allowed to sit on the lap of the parent free of charge.
If any passenger weighs more than 250 pounds (114 kilos), they must purchase an extra seat (and receive the same luggage allotment for the extra ticket).
For international flights, unaccompanied minors under 18 are not allowed. For local flights, unaccompanied minors under 14 are not allowed.
If anyone has mobility issues, special needs or disabilities, they must contact Skyway at least 48 hours prior to flight to make arrangements.
Pets under 20 pounds (9 kilos) in a carrier on the passenger’s lap are allowed. Notify Skyway in advance and there may be a $30 fee. For all certified service dogs, they may travel in the cabin for free.
What is the cancellation policy?
All tickets are nonrefundable. In case of serious illness of the passenger (or death), the reservation of the passenger and anyone on the same ticket may be refunded, partially or fully at the discretion of Skyway.
For any changes to an existing reservations, there is a $15 fee. Any change made within 48 hours of flight time results in forfeiture of full ticket fare. No shows are no refunds.
Any other fees to know about?
There are may be additional fees depending on the airport. Quepos airport has a $5 per passenger fee, La Fortuna has $7 per passenger fee and Bocas del Toro has $15 per passenger fee.
All international flight passengers have to pay the $29 departure tax, not included in the rate. Must be paid at the airport in advance.