Fewer Flights to Cuba: 3 US Airlines Drop Out

April 17, 2017By RichCuba Flight News No Comments

Fewer Flights to Cuba with 3 Airlines Dropping Out Soon There are now three fewer flights to Cuba with the announcement of 3 airlines dropping out. Spirit Airlines is dropping out of the US to Cuba flight competition. This follows Frontier Airline and Silver Airlines announcing their secession earlier. Spirit Airlines is an ultra  low … Read More

Flights to Cuba Cut? Too Much Too Fast?

December 13, 2016By RichCuba Flight News No Comments

Now that flights to Cuba have been operating for a couple of months a little shake out may be occurring. In the last 2 weeks United Airline just started their Newark to Havana flight and  their Saturday only direct Houston to Havana flights. At the same time American Airlines announced cut back of 3 or their … Read More

Direct Houston to Havana Flight by United

December 7, 2016By RichCuba Flight News No Comments

United Airlines Starts Houston To Havana Direct Flights Finally flights from my city; direct Houston to Havana flights started Saturday. Saturday only for now, but United Airlines is now flying direct to the capitol of Cuba. Flight UA 1506 inaugaural flight took off from Houston Intercontinental Airport (IAH) last Saturday morning and landed 2 1/2 … Read More

First Southwest Airlines Cuba Flight Lands

November 21, 2016By RichCuba Flight News No Comments

The First Southwest Airlines Cuba Flight The Southwest Airlines Cuba flight departed from Fort Lauderdale, Florida and landed at Juan G. Gómez International Airport, near Varadero resort on 11/13/16. This is the first  of three different flights from Fort Lauderdale. The two other flights will land in Santa Clara and the Cuba’s capitol city, Havana. … Read More

US Flights to Havana Awarded to Eight Airlines

October 21, 2016By RichCuba Flight News No Comments

US Flights to Havana  Approved & Already Started The flights between the USA and Havana were announced back in June by the Department of Transportation, but it took a long time to hammer out and finalize which airlines got which routes. They were slower to be announced because so many airlines wanted US flights to Havana that it took a lot … Read More

US Flights to Non Havana Cities Have Begun

September 22, 2016By RichCuba Flight News No Comments

List of US Flights to Non Havana Cities in Cuba The US gave initial approval for US flights to Cuba back in June. The next steps involved US airline getting approvals from Cuba. This has finally wound its way to conclusion. See my page on Getting to Cuba for overview of Cuba/US travel. US flights to … Read More

Landing of First US Commercial Flight to Cuba

September 1, 2016By RichCuba Flight News No Comments

First Commercial US Flight to Cuba-Jet Blue Flight 387 Fox News reports reports the historic landing of the first US flight to Cuba. This was the first commercial (non charter) flight  in over a half century between the United States and Cuba. There have been charter flights for a long time, or you could surreptitiously … Read More