First flights from Fort Myers to Havana scheduled today

havana-live-choice-aireHAVANA, Nov. 2th For the first time ever, Southwest Florida International Airport now offers direct flights to Havana from Fort Myers.

The inaugural flight will take off at 2:15pm Monday afternoon.  Prices are starting at $339 according to the website for travel agency Por Cuba Viajo Express .

Flights are planned on Mondays and Fridays every week.

The travel agency says they offer the following services:  If you want to send a shipment to your family, they deliver.  They have a guarantee with their deliveries.  That includes shipping medicine, documents, and electronic equipment.

If you are flying they also help with different consular procedures and can help you get the necessary visa to travel.  They also have different packages for transportation and lodging once you get there.

Travel to Cuba is resuming after the Obama administration restored diplomatic relations with Cuba.