Here Are U.S. Airlines’ Possible Routes and Gateways to Cuba

Here Are U.S. Airlines’ Possible Routes and Gateways to Cuba

Earlier this year, the US Department of Transportation opened applications for US carriers to fly into Cuba. According to Sabre, up to 110 scheduled daily flights are available for officially sanctioned commercial flights to Cuba’s ten airports, including 20 daily flights into Havana’s José Martí International Airport. Airlines eagerly filed applications to fly non-charter flights to Cuba. … Read more

United Airlines Proposes New Havana Flights

United Airlines Proposes New Havana Flights

Yesterday, United Airlines submitted an application to the U.S. Department of Transportation for authority to provide service from four of its largest U.S. gateway cities – Newark/New York, Houston, Washington, D.C. and Chicago – to Havana’s José Martí International Airport. Scheduled commercial flight service between Cuba and the US has been suspended for decades. Charter … Read more

Southwest Eyes Three Cities for Proposed Cuba Routes

Southwest Eyes Three Cities for Proposed Cuba Routes

Southwest Airlines filed an application today with the US government requesting approval to serve Cuba. Scheduled commercial flight service between Cuba and the US 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. Southwest is planning daily nonstop flights … Read more

Alaska Airlines Seeks Cuba Routes

Alaska Airlines Seeks Cuba Routes

Alaska Airlines today filed an application with the US Department of Transportation seeking approval to fly two daily nonstop flights from its Latin America gateway of Los Angeles to Havana, Cuba. Scheduled commercial flight service between Cuba and the US has been suspended for decades. Charter flights have connected the two countries in the interim, … Read more

Sunrise Airways Expands to Camaguey, Cuba

Sunrise Airways Expands to Camaguey, Cuba

Yesterday, Sunrise Airways expanded its service to Cuba with the launch of its first-ever flights to Camaguey, Cuba. The new route is the first to feature the carrier’s new 46-seat ATR 42-320 aircraft, which was added to the Sunrise fleet February 26, 2016. “These new flights to Camaguey build upon the success of our regularly scheduled service to Santiago de Cuba, which … Read more

Here’s a New Way to Get Travel Insurance and Medical Services in Cuba

Here’s a New Way to Get Travel Insurance and Medical Services in Cuba

Starr Companies (Starr) has announced the availability of travel insurance and assistance services for travel to Cuba. The service provides trip cancellation and trip interruption insurance as well as accident and sickness benefits.  In addition, the plans provide the coordination of medical and assistance services for travelers during their travel and visit to Cuba. “With … Read more

U.S. Commercial Flights to Cuba Are About to Become Official

U.S. Commercial Flights to Cuba Are About to Become Official

In December, the United States and Cuba reached a bilateral agreement to establish scheduled air services between the two countries. Next week the two nations will sign a formal agreement to resume one-way commercial air traffic. US Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx and Assistant Secretary of State for Economic and Business Affairs Charles H. Rivkin are … Read more