HAVANA, Nov 3 The Spanish airline Iberojet announced that it will cancel its flights to Cuba in 2024 and travel agencies are already readjusting tickets for those who have plans to visit the island.“Attention travelers! Iberojet cancels its operations to Cuba and the last flight will be on January 10. If you have a contracted flight with us, we recommend you call to verify your ticket and find the best solution for your trip,” said the Viajes agency. OnTime.
“Important notice! Iberojet cancels all its flights to Cuba starting January 10. It also cancels all departures on Sundays in the month of December. Contact us if you have any questions,” said the Salseando Travel agency, which defines itself as a travel specialist. to the island.
Iberojet was known as Evelop and enjoyed the preference of many Cuban travelers for its prices and the amount of luggage they allowed to carry. However, everything seems to indicate that trips to Cuba are no longer profitable for this airline.
The first reduction in flights was made by eliminating the route from Madrid to Santiago de Cuba since October, which had been inaugurated less than a year ago. They indicated that they were withdrawing for “operational reasons” due to the lower demand for these flights.
Another Spanish airline that reduces flights to Havana is Iberia. They will maintain only three frequencies a week. However, it will operate more than 300 weekly flights to Latin America in its winter program, between October 28 and March 30, 2024.
They will have an increase in trips to countries in the region and one of the beneficiaries is the Dominican Republic, a destination that competes with Cuba for control of international tourism in the Caribbean. Now the Punta Cana hub will indirectly receive up to nine weekly flights in January and 10 in February, only from Iberia.
Flights to Cuba from the United States are also being canceled or reduced. The most recent airline to confirm its abandonment of routes to the island is Southwest, which will cancel trips to Havana from Fort Lauderdale due to lack of profitability. You will only visit the Cuban capital with departures from Tampa.