Direct, nonstop flights to Havana from various U.S. cities will being in November.
The above new flights are regular scheduled flights operated under a new agreement between the U.S. and Cuba. Previously, all flights from the U.S. to Cuba were considered “charter” flights. The charter flights have permission to continue flying but may decide to suspend service due to price competition.
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Approvals for regular scheduled flights and routes to Cuba were separated by city. The first batch to receive approval were the non-Havana flights, the first of which was last month’s JetBlue flight from Ft. Lauderdale to Santa Clara.
Fares to Havana range from $59 to several hundred dollars.
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For scheduled flights to and from each of the nine non-Havana international airports in Cuba, the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) has allocated up to 10 daily round-trip frequencies at each airport, for a total of 90 daily flights. Including Havana, the total number of daily flights between the U.S. and Cuba can be 110.
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Here are the non-Havana airlines and routes.