Representing ground zero during the height of the Cold War in the Western Hemisphere, Cuba has languished under economic sanctions, including travel sanctions, for more than five decades. Indeed, even as the Berlin Wall came down in Europe and toppled the Soviet Union in the process however, punishing sanctions against the communist island nation continued to take toll on American’s ability to travel to the Caribbean island paradise called Cuba.
With a stroke of a pen however, President Barack Obama began the normalization process between the two countries, which is already boosting travel and charter flight from Miami to Cuba opportunities. While at present travelers must neatly fit into one of numerous categories ranging from academic study groups to visiting close relatives, the two governments continue to iron out details to expand travel options to Cuba. At present, pending regularly scheduled carrier flights, charter flights to Cuba are the best way to see this tropical island paradise.
Ending the Long Route to Cuba
Prior to this normalization of relations, American laws forced its citizens on a circuitous route if they wished to visit Cuba. In 2014, more than 18,000 passengers traveled between the two nations via points that originated outside the United States. Canada, Mexico, the Bahamas, and Panama were all popular jumping off points for American travelers looking to explore the treasures of colonial Cuba. Under these new provisions, Americans can now arrange charter flights to Cuba without requiring governmental permission for such purposes as:
- Visits to close relatives
- Professional research
- Journalistic activity
- Religious reasons
- Sports competitions
- Cultural exchanges
- Public performances
As an expert in U.S. – Cuba related law issues noted upon learning of the easing of travel restrictions, “If somebody wishes to travel to Cuba and they can’t think of a way to fit into those categories, then they are not really trying.
If you are considering travel to the exotic locales of Cuba onboard a chartered carrier, then you want to book passage with our crack team of aviators who are already well-versed in the safe and timely travel to more than sixty airfields spread out through the Bahamas. You can travel with peace of mind knowing that our team at Air Charter, Inc is standing by to fly you to a host of destinations throughout the Caribbean, and thanks to loosening travel restrictions to Cuba, we are now prepared to book passage today aboard our fleet of dependable Cessna 402s. The 402 is a dependable airframe, which is popular throughout the region for its ability to access smaller, less developed airstrips found on the scattered and far-flung islands of the Caribbean and Cuba.
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