Direct Russia-Cuba flights launch this month

Global Times
Wednesday 9th October, 2013

Russian carrier Orenair will launch direct flights between Russia and the famed beach resort of Varadero in Cuba on October 25, Cubanacan Travel Agency said Tuesday.Velio Barrero, commercial director of the agency, said tour operator Pegas Turistik will organize a biweekly flight of a 364-seat Boeing 777 to bring Russian vacationers to Cuba’s shores.The flight will include 30 travel agents on its maiden voyage to familiarize its operation with Cuba’s tourism industry and tourist attractions.The Russian market is one of Cuba’s major sources of international visitors. Varadero in Matanzas provin…

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