B6 to Cuba! (sort of)

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Old Aug 5, 11, 8:47 pm
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B6 to Cuba! (sort of)

Hi All,

It's officially approved from US Customs Border Protections & Immigrations, too. B6 will fly to HAV goes on effective September 12, 2011. Only for Cuban born and not an US Citizen.

http://www.palmbeachpost.com/accent/...d-1699711.html

Best of luck to B6 served to Havana, Cuba.
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Old Aug 6, 11, 9:31 pm
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Sounds like a third party is chartering B6 to do the runs. B6 operates it but the other company books the passengers. Am I correct reading it that way?
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Old Aug 6, 11, 9:37 pm
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Originally Posted by Seat13c View Post
Sounds like a third party is chartering B6 to do the runs. B6 operates it but the other company books the passengers. Am I correct reading it that way?
Nothing new except maybe that they're using Jet Blue aircraft. It's common practice that companies charter name brand planes to Cuba.
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Old Aug 13, 11, 4:29 pm
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When I was at FLL on Thursday they had listed a departure to Havana as a test.
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Old Aug 13, 11, 5:16 pm
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Major U.S. carriers have been flying to HAV on this basis for decades.

I used to work in Havana as a reporter and, although we would always use non-commercial charters, I often saw AA and CO planes parked on the tarmac.
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