Caribbean Airlines (CAL) is now offering weekly service between Cheddi Jagan International in Guyana, and Jose Marti International in Havana, Cuba.
An official release from CAL reports that the service started on November 21st, and confirms that flights will operate every Saturday.
CAL explains that as per Civil Aviation regulations, each flight into/out of Havana will transit via Trinidad; however, passengers will not disembark the aircraft.
Guyana / Havana Schedule
CAL confirms that every Saturday, the Guyana/Havana Schedule is as follows:
CAL advises that the flights are open for sale. For bookings, CAL says customers may contact Caribbean Airlines Reservations Call Centre; www.caribbean-airlines.com; or their Travel Agent.
Customers are reminded to check the required COVID-19 travel protocols for entry into Guyana and Cuba.
Guyana Entry Requirements
Details on COVID-19 travel protocols for entry into Guyana can be found at https://guyanatravel.gy/
Cuba Entry Requirements
● All passengers are required to fill out a Health Declaration form before checking in for your flight to Cuba. It is recommended to bring a printed copy of this form once completed. The form can be accessed at https://www.cubatravelservices.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/11/Cuba-Declaracion-deSanidad-del-Viajero-CUBA.pdf
● New Health Tax – Cuba has implemented a health tax that is relevant to mandatory PCR testing upon arrival of the customer into Cuba. The tax is 30USD.
● COVID-19 requirements – all customers will be subject to PCR testing upon arrival into Cuba (hence the tax) as well as quarantine (self-isolation or Government facility) as the authorities see fit for 7 days.
● Mask Requirements – Cuba mandates that persons are required to wear masks all the time if they are in a public place, as such, passengers are required to wear appropriate face masks.