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Here’s Every Airline That Wants to Fly to Cuba

US Restores Diplomatic Relations With Cuba
Chip Somodevilla—Getty Images Passengers walk across the tarmac at Jose Marti International Airport after arriving on a charter plane operated by American Airlines January 19, 2015 in Havana, Cuba.

Service should begin this year

U.S. airlines this week filed for permission to fly the first regularly scheduled routes to Cuba in over half a century.

International service to and from the U.S. is tightly regulated. The number of applications for service to Havana in particular exceeded the amount of available routes, meaning regulators will have to distribute the flights among the airlines requesting access.

Below is a list of the major U.S. airlines and their proposed Cuba service. These airlines could get permission to fly some or all of their requested routes, with flights potentially beginning as early as this fall. Air travel from the U.S. to Cuba is currently limited to chartered aircraft only.

American Airlines

Miami -> Havana: 10 Daily Flights

Charlotte -> Havana: 1 Daily Flight

Dallas/Fort Worth -> Havana: 1 Daily Flight

Los Angeles -> Havana: 1 Weekly Flight

Chicago -> Havana: 1 Weekly Flight

Miami -> Santa Clara: 2 Daily Flights

Miami -> Holguin: 2 Daily Flights

Miami -> Varadero: 2 Daily Flights

Miami -> Camaguey: 1 Daily Flight

Miami -> Cienfuegos: 1 Daily Flight


Miami -> Havana: 2 Daily Flights

Atlanta -> Havana: 1 Daily Flight

New York JFK -> Havana: 1 Daily Flight

Orlando -> Havana: 1 Daily Flight


New York JFK -> Havana: 2 Daily Flight2

Fort Lauderdale -> Havana: 4 Daily Flight2

Fort Lauderdale -> Camagüey: 1 Daily Flight

Fort Lauderdale -> Holguin: 1 Daily Flight

Fort Lauderdale -> Santa Clara: 1 Daily Flight

Orlando -> Havana: 2 Daily Flights

Tampa -> Havana: 2 Daily Flights

Newark ->Havana: 1 Daily Flight

Boston -> Havana: 1 Daily Flight


Fort Lauderdale -> Havana: 6 Daily Flights

Tampa -> Havana: 2 Daily Flights

Orlando -> Havana: 1 Daily Flight

Fort Lauderdale -> Varadero: 2 Daily Flights

Fort Lauderdale -> Santa Clara: 1 Daily Flight


Newark -> Havana: 1 Daily Flight, Plus Extra Saturday Flight

Houston -> Havana: 1 Weekly Flight

Washington Dulles -> Havana: 1 Weekly Flight

Chicago O’Hare -> Havana: 1 Weekly Flight

Alaska Airlines

Los Angeles -> Havana: 2 Daily Flights

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