IATA suspend ticket sales from Cubana de Aviación

IATA suspend ticket sales from Cubana de Aviación

HAVANA, Aug. 13th The sale of tickets to Cubana de Aviación is suspended because it would be at risk of bankruptcy or cessation of operations,

this was announced by the International Air Transport Association (IATA) to travel agencies.

Through communication to the agencies, the IATA asked to accept the measure of suspension of the Cuban airline from the BSP.
«Cubana de Aviación no longer participates in Spain’s BSP and therefore the agency must stop issuing tickets, multiple-purpose electronic documents (EMD) and refunds on behalf of this airline,» reports IATA, according to Preferente.

On the other hand, it recommends that “all amounts related to Cubana de Aviación be withdrawn from its next payments to the BSP”, explaining that “they should be settled directly with the suspended airline”.

As reported by REPORTUR.co, Wingo offers flights from Bogotá to Havana, the airline went from flying one to five times a week, putting 1,488 additional chairs a week on this route.

Wingo is the only Colombian airline that offers direct flights to the Cuban capital.

The Cuban airline, after having suspended its operation to Argentina in January due to the pandemic; in June the airline announced that it was returning to Bueno Aires with two monthly flights from Havana, and with a frequency every 15 days.