Southwest unveils Cuba flights

Commercial flights to Havana will start to pick up toward the end of the year, although travelers are still not allowed to take trips to Cuba exclusively as tourists.Southwest is one of eight USA airlines to begin scheduled flights to Havana in November and December. The $59 price is good through November 20 and the trip must be made before April 24, 2017.Under current USA law, American citizens are banned from visiting Cuba for tourism. Oil price gains limited by higher OPEC output, USA crude stocks
Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK)’s stock gain as much as 1.83 percent to $6.41 in NY on Thursday (Real-time: 1:34PM EDT). Meanwhile, it has lifted non-OPEC supply growth for next year to +0.24mn bpd, driven by an upward revision to Russian output. It will be followed by nonstop flights from Tampa International Airport to Cuba’s capital city of Havana.However, the U.S. Embassy in Havana says there are 12 categories of travel that are permissible.So far this year, 80,200 passengers have traveled to and from Cuba on charter flights through Tampa International Airport, according to airport officials.Southwest is Tampa International’s largest airline carrier making up about 35% of all flights. Man with assault rifle, body armor shoots two officers
Police initially asked residents in the East Boston neighborhood to shelter in place as they searched for a suspect. A auto with the name of a website was towed from the scene in East Boston on Thursday. “If the USA requires certain security airport standards from everywhere airlines fly to and from, Cuba can not be an exception”, he said.Southwest Airlines Thursday announced its flight schedule for the new non-stop service between Florida and Cuba.Even Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn, who has been openly against engagement with Cuba, expressed excitement over what these new commercial flights to Havana mean to the local Cuban American population. S&P 500 Futures Tumble on Disappointing China Data; Financials Down 1.5%
USA stocks rose Monday as crude oil jumped to its highest price in more than a year and energy companies climbed with it. Twenty-seven of its 30 components finished in the red, with healthcare stocks leading the decline.

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