Alaska Airways says it’ll discontinue day by day flights between Los Angeles and Havana, Cuba, after demand dropped amid new Trump administration restrictions on Cuba journey.
The Seattle-based mostly airline stated Tuesday the final flight is deliberate for Jan. 22.
The airline says about eighty % of Alaska’s flyers to Havana visited underneath a U.S. allowance for particular person instructional journey and that modifications to U.S. coverage final week eradicated that allowance.
When airways began the flights final yr as a part of Obama administration coverage, they reconnected most People to an island that had been minimize off by a fifty five-yr-previous commerce embargo on Cuba and formal ban on U.S. residents partaking in tourism on the island.
The Trump administration has rolled again a number of the modifications as President Donald Trump makes an attempt to point out he is taking motion to stop U.S. dollars from serving to prop up the Cuban authorities.