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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