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First direct flights between New York and Cuba took off today

first_img Share NEW YORK (AP) – The first direct charter flights between New York City and Cuba took off from Havana en route to the John F Kennedy Airport today.Cuba Travel Services has started offering a weekly Tuesday charter between John F Kennedy International Airport and Havana. The flights are operated by Sun County Airlines, and cost $849 round-trip. The price includes airfare, Cuban medical insurance and US departure taxes.In January, the Obama administration announced it would be easing travel restrictions.Despite improving relations, tourism is still banned. Travelers must still declare a purpose that fits into one of the 12 approved categories, including family visits, government work and journalism. But most visitors no longer need to apply for a special license and wait for US government approval. Share 150 Views   no discussions Tweetcenter_img Sharing is caring! Share BusinessLifestyleTravel First direct flights between New York and Cuba took off today by: Associated Press – March 18, 2015last_img

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