Chicago-based United Airlines is looking to increase its service between Houston, Texas and Havana, Cuba from Saturday-only to daily flights, and on Sept. 26 filed an application for US Department of Transportation (DOT) approval. United is pushing the trade potential for the route, citing “Houston [as] a large exporter of raw materials that are high in demand in Cuba, including building materials, drainage and water supply systems, and parts and services related to the oil and gas ...

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