HAVANA, Cuba, Oct 7 (acn) Flights to Cuba by Aerolineas Argentinas (Argentinean Airlines, AA) will begin on January, as well as to other destinations in the Caribbean as part of a plan to expand routes, confirmed on Monday the head of AA, Mariano Recalde.
The Buenos Aires-Havana service will begin on Sunday, January 4, 2015, a month when routes to Cancun, Mexico; and Punta Cana, the Dominican Republic, will also open, all of them with stopovers in Caracas, Venezuela. In order to cover these destinations, AA will use 737-800 Boeings, with a capacity for 170 passengers.
AA will start flying to Punta Cana on Saturday, January 3, with three frequencies a week (Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays), while it also contemplates two flights a week to the Cuban capital on Sundays and Wednesdays, and departures to Cancun will be on Mondays and Fridays.
Recalde also announces that, in April, AA will open services to Quito and Guayaquil, Ecuador. Likewise, according to the new plan of expansion, departures to Brazil and Uruguay will also be increased.