Published on : Tuesday, April 3, 2018
The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) has approved the authority of United Airlines and Mesa Airlines to introduce the daily nonstop service between Houston’s George Bush Intercontinental Airport and Havana’s José Martí International Airport.
It is subjected to final government approval; United Airlines will expand from Saturday-only service to daily service.
United Airlines applauded the approval by U.S. Department of Transportation to increase the service between Houston and Havana from Saturday-only to daily.
United Airlines also congratulates the Texas Governor Greg Abbott and Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner, as well as Texas Congressmen Kevin Brady, Gene Green, Pete Olson, Ted Poe, the Houston Airport System, the Greater Houston Partnership and the Houston Hispanic Chamber of Commerce for supporting our collective goal to improve air service between Houston and Havana and offering customers throughout the central and western United States more opportunities to make convenient connections in Houston.
Launched in December 2016, successful Saturday-only service of United Airlines between Houston and Havana has provided thousands of customers with greater choice and convenience when planning travel to Havana.
The gateway of United Airlines to Latin America is geographically well situated to connect flights from the central and western United States to Havana.
This will increase in service will ensure greater competition in the marketplace and will improve air service opportunities to Havana for customers in Houston and 44 other destinations in the central and western United States.