Posted on Thursday, 10.03.13
Tampa adds Santa Clara to Cuba flight destinations
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
TAMPA, Fla. — Tampa International Airport is adding a new destination
to its Cuba flight routes: Santa Clara.
The Tampa Bay Times (http://bit.ly/17tEUOK ) reports ABC Charters will
offer direct flights to the central Cuban city starting Dec. 4.
Tampa International Airport began offering flights to the island after
50 years in September 2011. ABC already flies once a week to Havana and
Holguin. It will add a second weekly flight to Havana on Nov. 5. Island
Travel & Tours also flies from Tampa to Havana three times a week,
meaning there could soon be seven flights to Cuba a week departing from
Airport CEO Joe Lopano noted the Tampa Bay area has the third largest
Cuban-American population in the U.S. More than 85,000 people have
departed from TIA to Cuba since 2011.
Information from: Tampa Bay Times (St. Petersburg, Fla.),
Source: “TAMPA, Fla.: Tampa adds Santa Clara to Cuba flight destinations
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