Airlines Apply for New Cuban
President Obama’s trip to Cuba has signaled steps toward normalizing relations between the two countries, including an arrangement to resume scheduled commercial air service sometime this year. As a result several designated carriers to the island.
The agreement calls for a total of 20 and Havana and another 10 daily round international airports.
Delta Air Lines’ application would provide non-stop daily service to Havana’s José Martí International Airport from Atlanta and New York’s JFK International Airport as well as from Miami and Orlando. United Airlines has applied to provide daily service from Newark Liberty, plus Dulles and Chicago O’Hare.
JetBlue has submitted an application connecting four Cuba cities with six US cities, including New York Kennedy, Orlando, Tampa, Fort Lauderdale, Newark and Boston, all to Havana, plus Fort Lauderdale to Holguiìn and Fort Lauderdale to Santa Clara.
Southwest requested daily non-stop Orlando. And Alaska Airlines’ application
The DOT is expected to award the routes before the end of summer.