Dallas, You Are Now Free(-ish) to Fly to Cuba
So says this just-posted AP piece, which notes that U.S. Customs and Border Protection has decided to allow charter flights to Cuba from eight new airports -- among them Baltimore, New Orleans, Atlanta, San Juan ... and Dallas-Fort Worth International! Till now, you could only fly out of New York, Los Angeles and Miami. Still, there are restrictions:
Access to flights to the communist island nation will still be limited to people who meet certain travel requirements, including people from Cuba and those traveling for educational purposes or with religious groups.
Does the worship of Havana Club Añejo 7 and Rafael Gonzales cigars count?
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