Cuba Travel Services Will Commence Non-Stops Flights to Authorized Airports in Cuba from San Juan, Puerto Rico, Houston, Texas and Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Dépèche transmise le 4 août 2011 par Business Wire

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Cuba Travel Services, Inc. (“CTS”) announced today that it has received landing permission by the government of Cuba to begin flights from 3 new airports in the United States: Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport in San Juan, Puerto Rico (SJU), Fort Lauderdale International Airport (FLL) and Houston Intercontinental Airport (IAH) to authorized airports in Cuba.

“Cuba Travel Services plans to extend high quality, low cost travel services between recently authorized Fort Lauderdale (FLL) and Houston (IAH) as well”

According to Michael Zuccato, General Manager of CTS, non-stop service is expected to commence soon and will charter Airbus, Boeing 737, MD-80 as well as ATR-72 aircraft to operate these flights. CTS is currently under negotiations with several premier air carriers to operate this highly anticipated service. Cuba Travel Services currently operates 3 routes to Cuba from the United States: Miami-Havana-Miami, Miami-Cienfuegos-Miami and Los Angeles-Havana-Los Angeles. “Cuba Travel Services’ office in San Juan has been serving Puerto Rico for over eight years and is the only authorized charter and travel service company that has offices in Puerto Rico and currently operates charters to Cuba. We look forward to servicing licensed passengers in the region with a low cost travel solution to both Santiago and Havana, Cuba,” said Michael Zuccato.

Cuba Travel Services recognizes the there is large Cuban-American population in Puerto Rico and anticipates tremendous interest in the direct flights. Due to recent changes of the restrictions, Cuban Americans are authorized to visit family members as often as they like under a general license. Universities, religious organizations, academic institutions, journalists and others may also qualify for specific or general licenses. For additional information on the recent expansion of authorized travel to Cuba, please visit the Cuba Travel Services website at www.CubaTravelServices.com or the website of the Office of Foreign Assets Control at www.treas.gov/ofac. “Cuba Travel Services plans to extend high quality, low cost travel services between recently authorized Fort Lauderdale (FLL) and Houston (IAH) as well,” added Michael Zuccato.

CTS has been servicing licensed passengers, from both the West and East coast of the US for more than 11 years. Under arrangements with US registered air carriers, CTS has been providing non-stop charter flights from Los Angeles and Miami since the year 2000 and is recognized as a leading provider of charter and travel services to Cuba.

CTS was formed by a group of Los Angeles business professionals to specifically facilitate a better understanding between the U.S. and Cuba by providing a convenient and cost-effective travel solution for those people who qualify under current US Treasury Department regulations. As an Indirect Air Carrier, CTS currently offers 10 flights per week between Miami and Cuba and continues to charter non-stop flights from Los Angeles to Havana. CTS has principal offices in Long Beach, California with additional offices in Miami, Florida and San Juan, Puerto Rico. For additional information about Cuba Travel Services, please contact Michael Zuccato at 800-963-2822 or Email: [email protected] or visit www.CubaTavelServices.com.

Business Wire

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