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Delta returned to Cuba for the first time in 55 years on Thursday with flights from New York-JFK, Miami and Atlanta. Customers and employees alike celebrated the milestone and said what the day meant to them. "The demand to go to Cuba is just incredible, especially here in the South ...
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Emotion and excitement flowed in three U.S. cities and Havana Thursday as Delta restored regular service to Cuba for the first time in 55 years. As the Atlanta flight prepared to depart, Diego, a Cuban-born customer who has lived in the U.S. since he was 18, explained what this day ...
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Delta Vacations, a wholly owned subsidiary of Delta Air Lines and its official provider of travel packages, is offering new travel packages to Havana, Varadero and Cayo Santa Maria, Cuba, to complement the airline’s service to the island, which launched Thursday. The packages offer U.S. customers the convenience of booking ...
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HAVANA - In a late-night meeting on the eve of Delta’s service restart to Havana, Station Manager Demetra Bethavas addresses her team of Airport Customer Service agents, IT and security experts, and others for a final time before three mainline flights touch down in the Cuban capital Thursday. It’s zero ...
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NEW YORK - Flight 448 from New York-JFK is scheduled to arrive in Havana just before noon after an on-time departure into sunny skies over Long Island early this morning. It was Delta's first regularly scheduled flight to depart from the U.S. to Cuba in 55 years. Delta's Henry Kuykendall ...
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Delta today begins regularly scheduled passenger service with nonstop daily flights from the U.S. to Cuba. Flights will depart from Miami, New York-JFK and Atlanta to Havana as the airline makes its return to the Cuban capital for the first time in 55 years. The airline is the only existing ...
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Gustavo L. was 8 months old when his family left Cuba as Fidel Castro’s regime was consolidating its recently won power. Today, 56 years later, Gus, an Atlanta-based Delta captain, becomes one of the airline’s first pilots to return to Cuba. He is flying from Atlanta to Havana, one of ...
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HAVANA - He never seems to sleep—his email timestamps prove that—but when you’re trying to open a station in a socialist country where scheduled U.S. air service hasn’t existed in more than five decades, sleep isn’t a luxury one can afford. Meet Pepe Zapata, the Delta general manager tasked with ...
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Delta becomes the first U.S. airline to open a City Ticket Office in Havana in preparation for the start of daily nonstop services to Cuba's capital on Dec. 1. The ticket office, located in the popular area of "La Rampa" in downtown Havana, opened its doors last week and is ...
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Delta will begin daily service to Havana, Cuba, from Atlanta, Miami and New York–JFK on Dec. 1, 2016, following today’s announcement by the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT). Delta thanked the DOT for awarding the airline the ability to resume operating nonstop scheduled service to Cuba for the first time ...
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Delta filed an application with the U.S. government to provide non-stop service to Cuba from four key cities in the United States. Delta seeks approval to serve Havana with daily flights from its hubs in Atlanta and New York’s JFK International Airport as well as from Miami and Orlando. “This ...