Monday, October 12, 2009
Havana.- The airline Cubana de Aviación, Cuba's flag carrier, celebrated 80 years of uninterrupted operations this month.
According to experts, the company, founded in 1929, was among the pioneers in the era of commercial flights, and is a founding member of the International Air Transportation Association (IATA).
Cubana de Aviación carries passengers, cargo and mail, among other services.
The airline's fleet has been renovated with modern Russian-made IL-96 and TU-204 aircrafts, as well as Brazilian-made Embraer and ATR-72 planes.
Cubana de Aviación flies to destinations in Central, North and South America, the Caribbean, Europe and Africa, in addition to operating 15 domestic routes.