June 25, 2022

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Holguin expands operations with US airlines

Holguin expands operations with US airlines

Frank Pace Airport, Holguin. Photo: Juan Pablo Carreras.

Holguin County expands operations through Frank Pace International Airportafter resuming charter flights from the United States to this destination in eastern Cuba, with the arrival of the MD80 of the global airline Atlantic, from Miami on June 17.

Elisabeth García Oro, director of the Havanator T&T Orient Norte branch, explained to the newspaper’s website Currently! that other North American airlines will be gradually added with two weekly frequencies from Tampa and Miami to Holguin Territory, including Anmart Air, Viaje Hoy and Invicta are already in operation.

Soon, as specified, Xael Charters will be incorporated as an additional option to facilitate air contact with Holguín, which has been suspended since March 2020, due to measures imposed by the Donald Trump administration.

He stressed that from the resumption of air activity between these destinations, About 18 chartered flights are expected to arrive a week next month, the highest number recorded compared to the years before the sanctions of the former US president.

The travel agency responsible so far for marketing these flights is Sagua Services and Travel, but requests from Aerocuba and Cubazul are still being approved by the Cuban Civil Aviation Institute.

Frank Pace Airport in Holguin County also maintains air connections with countries such as Canada, Italy, Germany, and Mexico.

(with information from ACN)

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