Commercial airlines begin flights to Cuba

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Ground crew hold U.S. and Cuban flags near a recently landed JetBlue aeroplane, the first commercial scheduled flight between the United States and Cuba in more than 50 years, at the Abel Santamaria International Airport in Santa Clara, Cuba, August 31, 2016. REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini     TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY      - RTX2NQB5

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There were charter flights to Cuba before and “horrific lines,” said Carla Robbins, an adjunct senior fellow with the Council of Foreign Relations. The difference now is it will be cheaper and easier to go, she said.

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