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Prime Minister of Cuba announces the next opening of the Havana airport.

Prime Minister of Cuba announces the next opening of the Havana airport.
The Prime Minister of Cuba, Manuel Marrero, assured that the “José Martí” International Airport in Havana will reestablish its commercial operations abroad in the coming days, according to the Prensa Latina news agency.

The assertion occurred during a meeting between Marrero and Ralf Teckentrup, Chief Executive Officer CEO of the German airline Cóndor and presidents of the main German tour operators, with a view to restarting flights between the two countries to the Cuban capital and other destinations. tourist of the island.

"I met with the President of Condor Airline and the Presidents of the main German Tour Operators, who came with 150 travel agents to check the vitality of our tourism and start operations," Marrero wrote on his official Twitter account.

Marrero stated at the meeting that with the resumption of activities in this air terminal, Cuba would transmit a message to the world of great confidence about security on the island.

Ralf Teckentrup also highlighted that comprehensive hygiene concepts are implemented locally on the Island in hotels, as well as in Varadero Airport, so that travelers can feel safe during their stay.

Travel agents and representatives of German Tour Operators stayed at the Hotel Iberostar Selection Varadero, an installation that last year won the Ibero-American Quality Award.

What could be considered as an official announcement, although a date was not specified (the opening is scheduled for November 10), was highlighted by the EFE journalist Lorena Cantó, on this social network:

The Havana airport will reopen to commercial flights "in the coming days," according to Prime Minister Manuel Marrero, quoted by the state news agency Prensa Latina. Not that it clarifies much, but we have gone from "soon" to "next days."

Let us remember that at the end of October the Cuban Air Navigation Company (ECNA) had issued a notice in which it extended the restrictions of the Havana Airport until November 15, to then eliminate it.

More recently, they reported on the continuity of the closure of borders in the Cuban capital, but brought the deadline forward to November 10, precisely the day on which Cubana de Aviación is supposed to start flights between the island and Spain.

In another work by the Prensa Latina news agency, reference is made to the fact that “the notifications indicate that the José Martí international airport will open on November 10,” reiterating the importance of Cuba's main airport and where they arrive in the country most tourists.

Regarding the wait in Havana for the restart of regular flights, the text affirms that the capital is the epicenter of tourism in Cuba, being visited by 90 percent of all travelers who arrive on the island, either on a visit from rest, such as in business or medical care.

According to the note, Havana has 47 percent of all the hotels in the country installed in its space (Cuba has more than 70 thousand rooms in around 300 hotels).

In Cuba, all international airports resumed their operations, with the exception of Havana. The air terminals of Camagüey, Santiago de Cuba, Varadero, Holguín and Cayo Coco have already received commercial flights.


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