AMERICAS: Atlanta, Tampa ok’ed for Cuba flights

The US Customs and Border Protection has given officials at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport the all clear to begin passenger flights to and from Cuba this summer or early fall. These charter flights are restricted to “purposeful” travel. “Passengers must have close relatives in Cuba or must be involved in the medical or agricultural business […]


The US Customs and Border Protection has given officials at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport the all clear to begin passenger flights to and from Cuba this summer or early fall. These charter flights are restricted to “purposeful” travel. “Passengers must have close relatives in Cuba or must be involved in the medical or agricultural business sectors. Travel for education and religious activities is also permitted,” according to an airport statement. The Customs agency also announced Tampa International Airport will serve as another entry point to Cuba. LAX, JFK and MIA are the only other airports that offer flights to Cuba.