Venezuelan airline schedules flights to Cuba

Tuesday, 22 February 2011News

HAVANA, Cuba -- The Venezuelan airline Conviasa began on Tuesday operations to Cuba with a frequency of six flights per week, which will serve to strengthen relations between these two member countries of the Bolivarian Alliance of the Peoples of the Americas (ALBA).

According to Cuban television, the Executive vice-president of Conviasa, Eduardo Legaspi, announced that this is an opportunity to strengthen brotherhood ties with Cuba as well as social, commercial and tourist exchanges.

According to Prensa Latina agency news, Legaspi noted that Conviasa —founded in 2004, with headquarters in the Simon Bolivar International Airport of Maiquetia, in the Venezuelan state of Vargas— is expanding towards Latin America and the Caribbean.

Conviasa announced that the route Caracas-Havana-Caracas is scheduled from Monday through Friday and Sunday using a Boeing 737 for 120 passengers.

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