Havana, Oct 16. -The Cuban turoperator Havanatur and the American transporter company American Airlines agreed a new trade agreement that will facilitate the tourist arrivals to this country, official reports informed.
A report from Radio Habana Cuba adds this Tuesday that this deal began this week, an arrangement in which the Cuban turoperator begins to sell tickets from that airline through its 80 offices located on the largest island of the Caribbean.
This agreement, replicated by several travel specialists media, resulted from an agreement signed on Monday at the Xanadu mansion of the Cuban resort in Varadero, about 140 kilometers east of Havana, the island capital.
This heading was attended by the regional director of American for the Caribbean, Alfredo González; the manager for Cuba, Ramón Jiménez; the senior sales manager for Florida and the Caribbean, Doménico Matinata, and sales manager for the Caribbean, Marvin Álvarez.
For the Cuban side, the director general of Havanatur Varadero, Ivonne Carballo; the director of air operations, Erick Gómez, and the head of the airlines commercial area, Magdalena Muñoz attended the meeting.
The American manager for Cuba, expressed the pride of the company for the growth in this country, and recalled that they operate a fifth daily flight between Havana and Miami for a short time ago.
At the same time he announced the inauguration of a daily route for next year, which will join Miami and the eastern city of Santiago de Cuba, the number six destination in the country.
He also qualified the new agreement with Havanatur as a key step that continues to strengthen the U.S. airline position as a leader in Cuba.
American Airlines operates ten daily flights to this country, with routes from Miami to Havana, Camagüey, Holguín, Santa Clara and Varadero, and from Charlotte, North Carolina, to this capital.
After more than half a century of interruption, regular flights between Cuba and the United States resumed in August 2016, when the JetBlue airline began operating between Fort Lauderdale, Florida, and the central city of Santa Clara. (Taken from PL)(Photo: File)