Southwest Airlines begins nonstop Cuba service

Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) has released its new nonstop service schedule between Florida and Cuba, opening the airline´s 100th destination, the company said.

Service between Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL) and Varadero, Cuba (VRA) is scheduled to begin Sunday, Nov. 13, 2016, and Havana (HAV) service is scheduled to commence Monday, Dec. 12, 2016, from both FLL and Tampa International Airport (TPA), subject to requisite approvals of the Cuban government.

Dallas-based Southwest Airlines operates more than 3,900 departures a day during peak travel season across a network of 98 destinations in the United States and seven additional countries.