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US travelers can book Cuba flights online for first time

US citizens can now book flights to Cuba.
US citizens can now book flights to Cuba. Image by Mary Newcombe / CC BY 2.0

For the first time, travelers from the US are now able to book flights to Cuba independently through an online travel agency. Cheapair.com has become the first agency to offer the booking service and is able to book daily flights between Miami and Havana, as well as occasional flights from New York’s JFK Airport and Tampa, Florida. The flights on offer are charter flights operated by some of the US’s major airlines and are still only available to US travelers who meet the requirements of one of the 12 categories for travel, in accordance with current US law. Read more: caribjournal.com