United States Further Restricts Air Travel to Cuba

United States Government | Friday, 10 January 2020 | Click here for original article

Mike Pompeo

Mike Pompeo

Today’s action will prevent the Cuban regime from benefitting from expanded charter service in the wake of the October 25, 2019, action suspending scheduled commercial air service to Cuba’s airports other than Havana. Today’s action will further restrict the Cuban regime’s ability to obtain revenue, which it uses to finance its ongoing repression of the Cuban people and its unconscionable support for dictator Nicolas Maduro in Venezuela. In suspending public charter flights to these nine Cuban airports, the United States further impedes the Cuban regime from gaining access to hard currency from U.S. travelers.

For more information on this action, please refer to the notice posted in the federal docket management system at www.regulations.gov.

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