US, Cuba to sign agreement resuming regular flights

People wait in line to check luggage at the ABC Charters American Airlines flight to Havana, Cuba at Miami International Airport on December 19, 2014 in Miami, FloridaThe United States and Cuba will sign a bilateral agreement Tuesday to restore regular flights between the two countries after more than half a century, the State Department said. “While US law prohibits travel to Cuba for tourist activities, this arrangement will facilitate authorized travel,” the State Department said Friday in a statement. The United States announced plans to resume the flights in December, on the one-year anniversary of the start of reconciliation between Washington and Havana.

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