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Several U.S. carriers that were awarded flights in 2016 have since returned them including Spirit and Frontier airlines, which have stopped flying to The DOT is now seeking to reallocate those awards to interested carriers. Travelers to Cuba must still fall under one of 12 categories authorized by the U.S
The United States Department of Transportation ( DOT ) announced Friday that it had tentatively approved Southwest Airlines’ proposal to add a new weekly flight to Cuba . While Southwest was awarded the Cuban flight , the DOT has added a startup condition that will force the airline to launch
The Department of Transportation has tentatively awarded a handful of airlines new scheduled flights to Havana.
The announcement is the result of several U.S. carriers returning their previously received authority to run routes to the Cuban capital.
In a statement on the DOT website, the government agency said it is awarding American,, JetBlue, Southwest and routes to Havana.
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The US Department of Transportation ( DOT ) has opened to public comment a series of new scheduled US carrier flights to Havana is has proposed for approval. The awards were made possible after several US carriers previously awarded the right to fly to Havana chose to return their awards
The Transportation Department awarded four daily flights to Havana to American, Delta, JetBlue But since then, with a weak market and diplomatic tensions, several airlines dropped out. When first allocating flights to Cuba , the department said it recognized the market was still under development
The awards are now open for public comment by interested parties, according to the DOT statement.
American and Delta are both seeking to fly a new once-daily route from Miami, Florida to Havana,(Delta already flies daily from Atlanta to Havana.)
JetBlue is seeking permission to fly from Fort Lauderdale, Florida six times weekly to Cuba’s capital city. It's also requesting permission for a new route from Boston, Massachusetts that would be operated once a week.
Southwest has sought permission to fly once daily from Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Unitedto Havana's Jose Marti International Airport, that would be operated six times each week, Sunday through Friday. The airline already provides weekly Saturday flights from between the two cities.
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The new flights were awarded after a number of carriers reduced service to the island last year. Initially, airlines clamored to get a slice of the The new regulations from the Trump administration, which at first were presented as a full roll-back of former president Barack Obama’s Cuba travel rules
The US Department of Transport has started to approve new routes to Cuba with American, JetBlue and Southwest among the The US/ Cuba agreement allows for 20 daily flights to Havana and 10 daily flights to nine other airports on the island. However, thanks to the incredible amount of demand
“On behalf of United Airlines, we applaud the U.S. Department of Transportation's decision to increase United service between Houston and Havana from Saturday-only to daily,” United's vice president Steve Morrissey said in a statement regarding the DOT announcement.
When making the awards to these airlines, the DOT said it was seeking to choose carriers “that offered and could maintain the best ongoing service between the United States and Havana.”
Under an arrangement with Cuba signed in 2016, each country may operate up to 20 daily roundtrip flights between the United States and Havana.
Several U.S. carriers that were awarded flights in 2016 have since returned them including Spirit and Frontier airlines, which have stopped flying to Havana,The DOT is now seeking to reallocate those awards to interested carriers.
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Travelers to Cuba must still fall underauthorized by the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control.
The administration’s changes in Cuba policy do not alter the DOT’s ability to authorize U.S. airlines to provide scheduled services between the United States and Cuba.
Objections to DOT’s tentative decision are due by April 16, 2018. If objections are filed, answers to objections will be due April 23, 2018.
After considering all of the comments and responses, DOT will issue a final decision in the case. The tentative decision and other documents in the case are available atdocket DOT-OST-2016-0021.
Despite all the twists and turns in American policy regarding travel to Cuba, theand lucrative market.
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