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Kayak.com announces the addition of Cuban routes.

Old Jan 29, 15, 2:33 pm
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Kayak.com announces the addition of Cuban routes.

USA Today: 1/29/2015

http://www.usatoday.com/story/todayi...tion/22519035/
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Old Jan 29, 15, 8:32 pm
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Of course, one can ask "what flights?" because there are none to add yet.
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Old Jan 30, 15, 10:54 am
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The routings they offer are bizarre.

Aeroméxico with two stops (MTY and MEX), then Aeroflot with a stopover in SVO (???). And then they get weirder.

Nothing from Air Canada, either - which seems most odd.
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Old Jan 30, 15, 12:59 pm
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Canadian site doesn't even offer any Cuban airports when there is fairly frequent scheduled service to at least 5 (as far as Canadian airlines go, only AC flies to HAV apparently). US site doesn't list any WS flights (all scheduled, and you might even be able to earn miles on Cuba flights with AA and DL some day in the future).
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Old Jan 30, 15, 3:54 pm
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Yeah no WS or AC flights - I think it has more to do with the fact that their only point of reference/comparison site seems to be flighthub.com
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Old Jan 31, 15, 11:04 pm
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Originally Posted by YVR Cockroach View Post
Canadian site doesn't even offer any Cuban airports when there is fairly frequent scheduled service to at least 5 (as far as Canadian airlines go, only AC flies to HAV apparently). US site doesn't list any WS flights (all scheduled, and you might even be able to earn miles on Cuba flights with AA and DL some day in the future).
For now I ignore any site with USA links and that includes kayak.co.uk. Zuji was useful, but I still had to look at European and Canadian airline sites. FWIW, when I booked my son's flight with Air Canada (YYZ-HAV), the Air Canada site automatically routed me to the Air Canada holidays booking page - which is NOT the regular AC booking site. Obviously some behind-the-scenes stuff going on
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Old Feb 1, 15, 12:04 am
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It's not hard in the USA to book an itinerary to/from Cuba. You just need to book your legs separately: your RT for Toronto, Montreal, Mexico City, Cancun, etc., and the there-to-Havana RT. For most people here, the best place to start is the Air Canada site. Don't select USA as your country going in.
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Old Feb 1, 15, 4:30 am
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Google flights also started to show flights to Cuba now for some months.

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Old Feb 1, 15, 11:17 am
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Originally Posted by tmac100 View Post
For now I ignore any site with USA links and that includes kayak.co.uk. Zuji was useful, but I still had to look at European and Canadian airline sites. FWIW, when I booked my son's flight with Air Canada (YYZ-HAV), the Air Canada site automatically routed me to the Air Canada holidays booking page - which is NOT the regular AC booking site. Obviously some behind-the-scenes stuff going on
For several years, all Cuba flights on AC have been sold only through the vacations subsidiary. Now that I think of it, I think this has something to do with the whole Rouge realignment they did.

I guess this would also explain why I didn't pull up AC flights on kayak - because AC only operates charters now.

http://www.flyertalk.com/forum/air-c...edemption.html
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Old Feb 1, 15, 11:22 pm
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Originally Posted by M60_to_LGA View Post
For several years, all Cuba flights on AC have been sold only through the vacations subsidiary. Now that I think of it, I think this has something to do with the whole Rouge realignment they did.

I guess this would also explain why I didn't pull up AC flights on kayak - because AC only operates charters now.

http://www.flyertalk.com/forum/air-c...edemption.html
However Air Canada arranged it, you didn't have to be a very bright American to figure out how to book a flight from Toronto to Havana, even if you're typing from Peoria.
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Old Feb 4, 15, 11:12 am
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Igave this thread a few days and at this moment (morning EST, North America) the only availability on YYZ- Havana is Havana, Florida..... Duhhh?

Westjet and AC fly to HAV and nearby Varadero - VRA (WestJet).

However, the Kayak site shows NOTHING in Cuba....

Back to my previous comment
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Old Mar 17, 15, 6:44 am
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Of course, one can ask "what flights?" because there are none to add yet.
I live in Europe, but I wasn't able to use Kayak despite multiple available flights from Europe to Cuba... Now, hooray, I can use Kayak!
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Old Jul 28, 15, 6:19 pm
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"1. Due to United States travel restrictions, we are unable to display travel itineraries to this location. Read more."

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Old Jul 29, 15, 8:52 am
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I've booked my tickets to Cuba from the US the same way both times.

1. Cheap winter charter flight to Cancun. Exit terminal in Cancun, enter Cubana office just outside, buy CUN-HAV return ticket, paying cash.

2. Regular flight to Mexico City. Approach Cubana desk in the terminal, buy MEX-HAV return ticket, paying cash.

Rocket science.
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Old Jul 29, 15, 9:10 am
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Originally Posted by GatoAndaluz View Post
I've booked my tickets to Cuba from the US the same way both times.

1. Cheap winter charter flight to Cancun. Exit terminal in Cancun, enter Cubana office just outside, buy CUN-HAV return ticket, paying cash.

2. Regular flight to Mexico City. Approach Cubana desk in the terminal, buy MEX-HAV return ticket, paying cash.

Rocket science.
Cubana has its own site where you can book flights, not sure if now US cr cards can be used.
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