Tag Archives: Cuba

Mysterious State Department Illnesses Cause New Cuba Travel Warning

The State Department is warning Americans to not travel to Cuba as the source of “significant injuries” to more than 20 United States diplomats remains unresolved.

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Alaska Airlines launches Los Angeles-Havana flights

Alaska Airlines launched its Los Angeles-Havana service Jan. 5, bringing regularly scheduled commercial passenger flights from the US west coast to Cuba for the first time. Alaska operated the flight using a Boeing 737-900ER.

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Southwest to launch Havana service Dec. 12

Southwest Airlines will begin 2X-daily nonstop Fort Lauderdale, Florida-Havana, Cuba, service and 1X-daily nonstop Tampa, Florida-Havana service on Dec. 12, the Dallas-based airline announced Oct. 13.

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Cuba approves first commercial flights from Miami and Fort Lauderdale

American Airlines and JetBlue have received final approval from the Cuban government to begin commercial airline service to several airports on the island, clearing the last hurdle for inaugural flights from Miami and Fort Lauderdale.

JetBlue, with a flight scheduled to Santa Clara from Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport on Aug. 31, gets the distinction as the first regularly scheduled flight to Cuba in more than 50 years, and American Airlines will follow up the next week with commercial airline service from Miami International Airport beginning Sept. 7.

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Six U.S. Carriers Selected to Provide Scheduled Flights to Cuba’s Secondary Airports

U.S. Transportation Department delays decision on Havana route rights

The Transportation Department on Friday parceled out to U.S. airlines some route rights for scheduled flights to Cuba, signaling the resumption of regular air service between the two countries for the first time in more than 50 years.

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