U.S. and Cuba Sign Bilateral Accord Covering Air Transportation 

February, 2016 - Larry B. Pascal , Edward M. Lebow

The United States has announced that it has signed with Cuba a new agreement covering air services between the two countries.


The new agreement, which replaces a suspended accord dating back to the 1950s, authorizes up to 110 daily round trip scheduled flights between the two countries by airlines of each respective country. The agreement permits twenty (20) scheduled non-stop flights between the U.S. gateways and Havana, as well as ten (10) scheduled non-stop flights between the U.S. and nine (9) smaller Cuban cities – Camagüey, Cayo Coco, Cayo Largo, Cienfuegos, Holguín, Manzanillo, Varadero, Santa Clara, and Santiago de Cuba. Charter flights will not be subject to a cap.


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