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Not enough passengers: Two U.S. airlines cancel flights to Cuba

Staff Writer |
Two U.S. airlines announced that they have plans to cancel their flights to Cuba, one of which is Fort Lauderdale-based Silver Airways, whose representatives said they had made the “difficult but necessary” decision to cancel its services to Cuba from April 22.

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This company had obtained Department of the Transportation (DOT) authorization to fly to nine Cuban cities, except Havana.

Meanwhile, the airline Frontier is canceling its Miami-Havana route starting next June 4 due to unforeseen high costs, and also because of the low demand.

“Market conditions did not materialize there, and there is excess capacity in the Florida-Cuba market,” stated the airline.

The aforementioned airline began its flights to Cuba on December 1st, 2016 with a special introductory rate of US$ 59 for the Miami-Havana route. At that time, the company had planned daily flights to the Cuban capital, so travelers from Denver and Las Vegas could take connection flights in Miami.


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