The U.S. Department of Transportation has
tentatively awarded American Airlines the authority to operate
five daily flights to José Martí International Airport (HAV) in
Havana – four from Miami International Airport (MIA) and one from
Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT).
American’s Havana flights
will go on sale later this month after the DOT issues its final
decision, with service expected to begin in November.
flights will be operated with Boeing 737-800 aircraft and the
CLT-HAV flight will be operated with an Airbus A319 aircraft.
the addition of Havana, American will operate a total of 13 daily
flights to six destinations in Cuba.
inaugurate scheduled service to five other Cuban cities in
September, with the first flights departing Miami for Cienfuegos
and Holguin on 7 September. Scheduled service from Miami to Camaguey
and Santa Clara will begin on 9 September, and from Miami to Varadero
on 11 September.
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