Category Archives for Cuba.

United Going for Daily Service from Houston to Havana!

With Spirit and Frontier pulling out of Havana service, many of the remaining US airlines serving Cuba are trying to grab up those slots. I personally wouldn’t get too excited about even more Havana service from South Florida, but I am very interested in United’s application to bump up their Saturday-only Houston service to daily service!   Currently United has daily service from Newark – Havana and Saturday-only service from Houston to Havana. They have reported numerous times that they are…

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Final Call for Spirit Airlines Service to Cuba

Just a few months after starting up service, Spirit Airlines has decided to end their flights to Cuba effective May 31, 2017. Spirit is currently operating one to two daily flights from Ft. Lauderdale – Havana, depending on the date of travel until June 1st. Some dates that Spirit had planned on operating two daily round trips will be going down to one, so your travel plans on may be impacted even if your reservation is before June 1st.   Similar to what Frontier and Silver cited when…

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You Can Now Book Flights to Havana With United Miles

I know that lots of us have Cuba on our destination short lists, so I wanted to share that you can now use United miles to book your flights to Havana!   United plans to start their daily service to Havana from Newark on November 29, 2016, and their Saturday-only service from Houston to Havana on December 3, 2016. Currently the Newark – Havana round trips are selling for about $412 round trip and the Houston – Havana round trips are about $513. I’m sure…

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Fly the Inaugural Flight to Cuba for Just 3,500 Points!

The first regularly scheduled commercial airline service from the United States to Cuba to operate in decades will start up in just weeks, and it looks like the first flight to take off will be a JetBlue operated flight. JetBlue flight 387 is scheduled to take off at 8:50AM on August 31, 2016 from Ft. Lauderdale bound for Santa Clara, Cuba. This flight is for sale for just $99 each way, and unlike the American Airlines flights to Cuba that are now also for sale,…

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Tentative Airline Routes to Havana Announced!

Tickets on scheduled service from the US to cities and Cuba that are not Havana are already on sale, but the awarding of the much desired routes to Havana itself had not yet been announced until today. According to the press release, in all twelve US carriers applied for nearly 60 flights per day into Havana, but only 20 daily flights are allowed per the US-Cuba arrangement, so the DOT had to decide who gets what. The DOT has reached…

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