Norwegian Cruises and Royal Caribbean get permission to sail to Cuba from the US

Norwegian and Royal Caribbean Cruises have received approval from the Cuban government to start sailing from the US to Cuba. Carnival Corp. has been sailing to Cuba under its Fathom brand since May. Switzerland-based MSC Cruises also sails to and from Havana with its MSC Opera, but does not market to Americans. Norwegian’s Marina, part of its […]

Six U.S. airlines are now cleared for takeoff to Cuba

On June 10, the U.S. Department of Transportation approved six airlines to offer flights between the U.S. and Cuba: American Airlines , Frontier Airlines, JetBlue Airways , Silver Airways, Southwest Airlines and Sun Country Airlines. The flights could be available as early as this fall, and will be departing from Miami, Fort Lauderdale, Chicago, Philadelphia, and Minneapolis/St. Paul. The flights have […]

LAX inaugurates first charter California to Cuba flight since easing of rules

Los Angeles International Airport and American Airlines celebrated the inaugural charter flight from the West Coast to Havana last Saturday, Dec. 12. The high profile flight took off from LAX Terminal 4, following a gala ribbon cutting that included Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti; Deborah Flint, Executive Director, LAX; Juan Carlos Liscano, Managing Director, LAX, […]