U.S. and Cuba sign agreement allowing up to 110 commercial flights a day

February 16, 2016 7:30 PM

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The United States and Cuba signed an accord Tuesday that will bring back commercial flights between the two nations for the first time in 53 years.

U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx and his Cuban counterpart Adel Yzquierdo Rodríguez signed the deal in a ceremony at Havana's Hotel Nacional — the latest step in the normalization of relations started more than a year ago.

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