All Major Airlines Announce Nonstop Flights from the US to Cuba

Mar 2, 2016

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The Cuba floodgates are open — American, Delta, United, Alaska, JetBlue and Southwest have all just announced their proposed nonstop routes from the US to several destinations in Cuba. Naturally, most will bring US travelers to Havana, but you’ll also be able to fly to destinations like Camaguey and Cienfuegos as well. Based on a statement from JetBlue, it’s possible that flights may begin as early as September 8, 2016.

Here’s a map of all of the proposed routes:

All of the proposed routes to Cuba.
All of the proposed routes to Cuba.

Note that US airlines are currently proposing the routes they would like to fly — nothing is confirmed yet, unfortunately, and with only 20 daily slots available to Havana, it’s unlikely that we’ll see nearly this many flights become a reality.

That said, here’s the breakdown by airline:

American Airlines

American
American’s proposed Cuba routes.

To Havana:

  • Miami – 10 flights daily
  • Charlotte – one flight daily
  • Dallas/Fort Worth – one flight daily
  • Los Angeles – one flight weekly
  • Chicago – one flight weekly

Other cities (all from Miami):

  • Santa Clara — two flights daily
  • Holguín — two flights daily
  • Varadero — two flights daily
  • Camagüey — one flight daily
  • Cienfuegos — one flight daily

Delta Air Lines

Delta
Delta’s proposed Cuba routes.

To Havana:

  • Atlanta — daily flights
  • New York-JFK — daily flights
  • Miami — daily flights
  • Orlando — daily flights

United Airlines

United
United’s proposed Cuba routes.

To Havana:

  • Chicago — one flight weekly (Saturday)
  • Houston — one flight weekly (Saturday)
  • Newark — daily flights
  • Washington, D.C. — one flight weekly (Saturday)

Alaska Airlines

Alaska
Alaska’s proposed Cuba routes.

To Havana:

  • Los Angeles — two flights daily

Frontier Airlines

Frontier
Frontier’s proposed Cuba routes.

To Havana:

  • Denver — one flight daily
  • Miami — three flights daily

To Varadero:

  • Chicago — one flight weekly
  • Philadelphia — one flight weekly

Other routes (all from Miami):

  • Santiago — one flight daily
  • Camagüey — four flights weekly
  • Santa Clara — three flights weekly

JetBlue Airways

JetBlue
JetBlue’s proposed Cuba routes.

To Havana:

  • New York-JFK — two flights daily
  • Fort Lauderdale — four flights daily
  • Orlando — two flights daily
  • Tampa — two flights daily
  • Newark – one flight daily
  • Boston – one flight daily

Other cities (all from Fort Lauderdale)

  • Camagüey – one flight daily
  • Holguín – one flight daily
  • Santa Clara – one flight daily

Silver Airways

Silver
Silver’s proposed Cuba routes.

To Havana:

  • West Palm Beach — two flights daily
  • Fort Meyers — one flight daily
  • Fort Lauderdale — one flight daily
  • Key West — five flights weekly
  • Jacksonville — two flights weekly

Other cities (all from Fort Lauderdale; frequency not announced):

  • Cienfuegos
  • Varadero
  • Santa Clara
  • Cayo Coco
  • Holguín
  • Santiago
  • Camagüey
  • Manzanillo
  • Cayo Lago Del Sur

Southwest Airlines

Southwest
Southwest’s proposed Cuba routes.

To Havana:

  • Fort Lauderdale — daily flights
  • Tampa Bay — daily flights
  • Orlando — daily flights

Other cities (all from Fort Lauderdale)

  • Varadero – frequency not announced
  • Santa Clara – frequency not announced

Spirit Airlines (PDF)

Spirits
Spirit’s proposed Cuba route.

To Havana:

  • Fort Lauderdale — two flights daily

Sun Country Airlines

Sun Country
Sun Country’s proposed Cuba routes.

To Havana:

  • Minneapolis-St. Paul — two flights weekly

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