New air links raise hopes in Washington and Cuba

September 4, 2016 6:48 PM

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The first off JetBlue 387 were the TV cameramen, the U.S. secretary of transportation and the airline executives.

As the tropical sun beat the tarmac, the VIPs traded congratulations on the arrival of the first commercial flight from the U.S. to Cuba in more than 50 years. Away from the cameras, a small but potentially more important group made its way through Santa Clara's single-terminal airport: a pair of ba...

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