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​In the year since returning to service in Cuba, Delta has transported nearly 93,000 customers between the island nation and the U.S. In December 2016, the airline began daily flights for the first time in 55 years connecting Havana with New York-JFK, Miami and Atlanta. Last November, the Atlanta-based airline ...
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Delta plans to expand its service between Miami and Havana, Cuba, offering an additional daily nonstop flight between the cities. Pending regulatory approval from the U.S. Department of Transportation, Delta would begin operating this additional frequency by Dec. 15, 2017 “Delta has established a strong framework for sustainable success in ...
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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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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 ...