Sunwing Airlines is re-introducing direct flights from Val-d'Or to Varadero and also launching a new direct flight from Val-d'Or to Holguin. Sunwing is the only Canadian tour operator to offer these routes from the Val-d'Or airport. The new routes will operate on Mondays, beginning December 21, to Varadero and on Tuesdays, beginning December 22, to Holguin.
On September 30th, BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport will begin the first-ever non-stop service from Baltimore/Washington DC to Havana Cuba, with twice weekly flights on Wednesdays and Saturdays. The service will be offered by Island Travel & Tours, Ltd., (ITT).
JetBlue Airways (NASDAQ: JBLU) today announced its continued expansion in the region as it filed an intent to serve Antigua's V.C. Bird International Airport (ANU) three times weekly from New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK), with the aim to launch service on November 5, subject to receipt of government operating authority.
Eastern Air Lines Group, Inc. and HavanaAir Charters, LLC, have signed today an agreement, to support HavanaAir's charter operations to Cuba. HavanaAir is the largest provider of passenger traffic to the island, currently operating 65 flights a month to Havana from Miami with additional service to Santa Clara and Camaguey. The partnership will eventually include additional approved U.S. gateway cities.