New York-based JetBlue Airways began the first commercial airline passenger service from the US to Cuba in 55 years, with an Aug. 31 flight from Fort Lauderdale, Florida, to Santa Clara, Cuba. Santa Clara is a city of approximately 238,000 residents located in central Cuba, about 278 kilometers from Havana. JetBlue flight 387, an Airbus A320, took off from Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL) at 9:55 a.m., and landed at 10:56 a.m. central time Aug. 31. JetBlue’s ...

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