U.S. and Cuba Agree to Re-Establish Scheduled Air Services, First Time in 50 Years

Posted: 1:47 pm EDT
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On February 16, U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx, Assistant Secretary of State for Economic and Business Affairs Charles Rivkin, Cuban Minister of Transportation Adel Yzquierdo Rodriguez and President of the Cuban Civil Aviation Institute (IACC), Ministry of Transportation Colonel Alfredo Cordero Puig formally signed an arrangement –reached in December– that provides for re-establishing scheduled air services between the United States and Cuba for the first time in more than half a century.

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