American Airlines’ Cuba Milestone

American Airlines’ Cuba Milestone

American Airlines is celebrating 25 years of charter service to Cuba. American’s first charter flight to Cuba departed Miami International Airport for Jose Marti International Airport in Havana on April 5, 1991. That’s a far cry from today’s hyper-competitive Cuba charter market, soon to become a full-fledged, regularly-scheduled commercial one. “Back then, going to Cuba … Read more

US, Cuba Finalize Deal on Flights; US Airline Battle Begins

US, Cuba Finalize Deal on Flights; US Airline Battle Begins

By Alexander Britell Let the commercial aviation battle for Cuba begin. The US and Cuba have officially finalized their landmark air service agreement, paving the way for the imminent launch of regularly-scheduled commercial flights. “We are excited to announce the availability of new scheduled air service opportunities to Cuba for U.S. carriers, shippers, and the traveling … Read more

Regularly-Scheduled Flights Between US and Cuba to Be Restored

The United States and Cuba have reached a bilateral agreement to establish scheduled air services between the two countries, the US State Department announced.  Scheduled commercial flight service has been suspended for decades. Charter flights have connected the two countries in the interim, with carriers from JetBlue to American Airlines operating the flights. “This arrangement … Read more

American Airlines Launching Los Angeles-Cuba Charter Flights

A new way to get to Cuba By Dana Niland CJ Contributor American Airlines and Cuba Travel Services will launch the first charter flight service between Los Angeles International Airport and Jose Marti International Airport in Havana later this year, providing travelers the only nonstop service from the West Coast to Cuba since the easing … Read more