Havana Air Launches First Automated Direct Airline Booking Service to Cuba for U.S. Travelers

Airline offers over 85 flights to five Cuba destinations from Miami and twice weekly service from Key West

Dec 21, 2015, 12:31 ET from Havana Air

MIAMI, Dec. 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- United States based airline, Havana Air, has announced that it will be the first carrier to launch a fully automated air reservation system for direct flight bookings to Cuba. The game-changing rollout, which will go live on January 1, 2016, allows users to effortlessly book their flights via the airline's website.

Through the website's user-friendly platform, travelers will be able to book their reservation while having the ability to access and submit all required authorization forms and Visa purchase for travel to Cuba. Additionally, Havana Air's online reservation system is designed to seamlessly integrate with all airline Global Distribution Systems (GDS), including Sabre, Galileo, Amadeus, and others.

Established in 2007 Havana Air, which operates under authorized OFAC licenses, offers over 85 flights a month from Miami to five destinations in Cuba - Havana, Camaguey, Santa Clara, Holguin, and Santiago. Travelers can also complete planning for their Cuba travel experience through Cultural Explorations, Havana Air's sister company, which specializes in providing one-of-a-kind Cuba cultural immersions that are uniquely tailored to each traveler's needs.

With recently loosened U.S. restrictions and increasing interest in Cuba travel, there exists much confusion regarding the requirements, paperwork and processes needed to visit the island. The U.S. only allows for U.S. citizens and Cuban nationals to travel to the island under one of 12 provisions. Havana Air's new automated system outlines these requirements and allows travelers to select their appropriate categories for travel. Havana Air aims to make these processes and requirements simpler so that travelers can fully enjoy their Cuba travel experience.

About Havana Air
Established in 2007 by travel industry veteran Mark Elias and business entrepreneur David Nesslein, Havana Air, the largest provider of passenger traffic to Cuba, is a U.S. based charter airline that operates Eastern Airline's 737-800 Aircraft and serves over 85 flights a month to five cities in Cuba including Havana, Santa Clara, Camaguey, Holguin and Santiago. Multiple flights depart several times daily from Miami and twice weekly out of Key West. Havana Air's sister company, Cultural Explorations, a tour operator, provides travelers a once in a lifetime experience in Cuba travel. For more information, please visit us at www.havanaair.com or on Facebook at www.facebook.com/HavanaAirCompany.

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