Pilot Kevin Mase with the Cuban flag, before departing to HAV
The first commercial passenger flights in 55 years between the US and Havana, Cuba, departed Nov. 28, as Fort Worth, Texas-based American Airlines and New York-based low-cost carrier JetBlue Airways each launched scheduled service to the island nation’s capital. American Airlines flight 17, a Boeing 737-800, took off from Miami International Airport at 7:41 a.m. and landed at Havana’s José Martí International Airport at 8:25 a.m. JetBlue flight 243, an Airbus ...
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