American aims to be the biggest U.S. player in Cuba travel

September 6, 2016 9:57 PM

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The last time a regularly scheduled flight between Miami International Airport and Cuba took to the skies was 1961 — a troubled year when the United States and Cuba broke off diplomatic relations and the United States staged the Bay of Pigs invasion.

The last airline to fly a scheduled Havana route was Pan American World Airways, which also made the first scheduled international flight to the island from Key West in 1927.

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