It’s not easy to fly to Cuba from the United States, but passengers on a United flight from Washington’s Dulles airport to Cancun, Mexico wound up there due to an emergency diversion. When crew members noticed a burning smell that seemed to be coming from the cabin, the flight was diverted to Havana, the location of the nearest available airport. [More]
Good news for those who’ve always wanted to go to Cuba: Eight more U.S. airports have been granted permission to schedule charter flights to and from the island nation. [More]
The decreased caloric intake and increase in non-motorized modes of transportation following Cuba’s economic crisis from 1989-2000 lead to a decrease in heart disease and diabetes, a University of Michigan study finds.
As a travel company, you would think Travelocity would know that there is an embargo on Cuba. The U.S. Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control filed a complaint against the company earlier this month, alleging that Travelocity violated the prohibition nearly 1,500 times between January 1998 and April 2004.