The US airline JetBlue inaugurated its new weekly route Saturday from Boston to Havana, reported dpa news.
At 16:10, the 125-passenger plane from the Logan International Airport in Boston landed on the runway of the Jose Marti International Airport in the Cuban capital.
This route is the only non-stop service to Havana from the New England region (Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Rhode Island and Connecticut), according to Giselle Cortes, director of International Airports of the company.
The flight is currently on sale for $129 one way. The flights leave on Saturday at 12:30 p.m. arriving in Havana at 4:30 p.m. The return flight leaves Havana at 5:30 p.m. arriving at Logan Airport at 9:14 p.m.
The new route joins those currently offered by JetBlue with daily flights connecting Havana with Orlando, New York and Fort Lauderdale. From the Florida city the airlines also offers daily flights to Santa Clara, Camagüey and Holguín.