Tuesday, July 19, 2011

Angolan airline opens Havana route

Angolan airline opens Havana route

Angolan flag carrier TAAG opened a new route from Luanda to Havana,
state news agency Angop reported.

Cubana de Aviación is already flying the route.

The first flight reached Havana on July 13, with 249 passengers. TAAG
uses a Boeing 777-300ER aircraft.

The airline has a fleet of 12 aircraft and flies to 29 destinations.

Angola and Cuba are long-standing partners. Hundreds of Angolans study
in Cuba, and Cuban doctors and engineers are assisting Angolans in the
African country. Meanwhile, state oil company Sonangol is supporting its
Cuban peer, Cupet, in oil ventures in Angola.


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