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CUBANA AIRLINES 1

Cubana address in Havana:
Calle 23 No. 64 esq. a Infanta, Vedado, C.P., La Habana, 10400, Cuba.

 Phones in Havana:
+53 33-4 9-49; +53 33-49-50; +53 51-10-56; +53 33-44-46

 Fax in Havana:
+53 33-4 0-56

 E-mail In Havana:

ecadcom@iacc3.get.cma.net
vpcom@cubana.avianet.cu

Phones of the airport in Havana:
+53 33-51-77; +53 33-51-79

DESTINATIONS OF FLIGHTS OF CUBANA (FROM HAVANA) IN CUBA

Baracoa, Bayamo, Camaguey, Cayo-Coco, Cayo-Largo, Ciego de Avila, Nueva Gerona, Guantanamo, Holguin, Manzanillo, Moa, Santiago de Cuba, Varadero, Las Tunas.

 

 

 

ADDRESSES And PHONES of OFFICES CUBANA in CUBa

CITY

PHONES IN THE CITY

PHONES IN THE AIRPORT

ADDRESS

NUEVA GERONA

(5361) 22531/ 24259

(5361) 22690/ 22184

Calle 39 No. 1415 entre 16 y 18.

GUANTANAMO

(5321) 34533

(5321) 34816

Calle Calixto Garcia No. 817 entre Prado y Aguilera

CAMAGUEY

(53322) 91338/ 92156

(53322) 61000

Calle Republica No. 400, esq. Correa.

LAS TUNAS

(5331) 42702

(5331) 42484/ 42900

Calle Lucas Ortiz esq. 24 de febrero.

MANZANILLO

(5323) 2800

(5323) 54984

Calle Maceo No. 70 entre Marchan y Villuenda.

CIEGO DE AVILA

(535) 3325316

 

Calle Chicho Valdes No. 83, Carretera Central. e/ Maceo y Honorato Castillo.

BARACOA

(5321) 42171

(5321) 42 580

Calle Marti No. 181.

BAYAMO

(5323) 423916

(5323) 42 3695

Calle Marti No. 58 entre Parada y Rojas.

HOLGUIN

(53524) 425707

(53524) 468111

Edificio Pico de Cristal, calle Libertad esq. Marti. 2do. Piso Policentro.

MOA

(5324) 67370

 

Ave. del Puerto. Rolo Monterrey.

SANTIAGO DE CUBA

(53226) 51577 al 79

(53226) 86258

Calle Enramada esq. a San Pedro.

VARADERO

(535) 667593

(535) 613016

Calle 9 esq. 1ra. Hotel Iberostar. Barlovento

HISTORY OF CUBANA

Cubana is based October, 8, 1929 under name Compania Cubana de Aviacion Curtiss SA. The beginning of performance of flights - in 1930 October, 30 1930 is carried out the first flight on a route Havana - Santiago de Cuba. In the first flights mail by plane Ford-Trimotor which made factories in Santa Clara and Camaguey was transported. In the same year, the Cuban government has given the Company the Contract for Post Air Service.
April, 1 1931 "Cubana" receives two-engined airplaes-amphibian Sikorsky S-38 which flies between cities of Holguins and Baracoa. January, 1 1932 the passenger line between Santiago de Cuba and Guantanamo solemnly opens.
In 1932 "Cubana" it was acquired Pan American and has replaced the name on Compania Nacional Cubana de Aviacion. In 1939 on Cuba were already 21 the registered plane from them 12 planes belonged "Cubana." June, 3 1940 the National Academy of Civil Aircraft is based. new international flights (including transatlantic). The majority of planes at that time was the American manufacture.
January, 1 1959 there is a Cuban revolution and the difficult stage for airline begins. In 1959 the airline was nationalized. Supply by spare parts of planes was stopped on the part of the American firms. The most part of pilots have abandoned the native land.
All this has forced a new management to be reoriented to Soviet engineering. In middle of 60th years regular deliveries of planes from the USSR have begun. Significant event became opening direct nonstop flight Moscow - Havana - Moscow by the plane TU - 114.
June, 26 1972. Flight Havana - Santiago - de - Chili is solemnly open, with a technical stop in Lima (Peru) by the Soviet planes of Silt.s - 62 April, 24 1972 begin regular flights on a route Havana - Madrid with landing to Azores, and September, 19 - to Prague (Czechoslovakia).
April, 3 1973 flight to Berlin (East Germany) solemnly opens.
October, 3 solemnly opens flight Havana - Bridgetown (Barbados) - Port of Spain (Trinidad and Tobago) - Georgetown (Cayman islands), on Silt - 18. Flights to Jamaica, Barbados, Guyana and Trinidad and Tobago also begin.
March, 29 the agreement for flights of airline Malev, Hungary subscribes. Flights Havana - Kingston (Jamaica) on Silt - 18 December, 18 begins. In 1975, July, 24, solemnly opens a way Havana - Panama
War of Angola causes of search of ways to this of the countries and July, 29 1976 the way to Africa the following route solemnly opens: Havana - Bridgetown (Barbados) - Conakry (Guinea) - Freetown (Sierra Leone) - Luanda (Angola). In March 1976 flights to Montreal (Canada) begin.
Now flights in many countries of Europe, Northern and South America are carried out.
 

CRASHES

Cubana. Crash DC-10.

12.21.1999.

296 passengers, almost all - guatemalan students. They flied to home to meet christmas holidays. Because of a mistake of the pilot the plane has landed too far from beginning field and could not reduce speed and stop in time. Having rolled out for limits of a strip and a protection of the airport, ran into buildings in adjoining to the airport settlement. Result of incident: 26 victims and 44 wounded.

 

Cubana. Crash TU-154.

08.30.1998.

Victims - 91 person (76 passengers and 14 members of crew).

 
11.07.1997 in Santiago de Cuba.
44 victims: 5 members of crew and 39 passengers, among them 6 Spaniards and 2 Brazilians. Right after rise at 21.55, the left engine and the plane has stopped has fallen in the sea in several kilometers from a coast.

 
15.11.1992. Silts - 18 in. Puerto Plata. (Dominican republic), at landing approach.
34 lost (6 members of crew and 28 passengers).

 
At rise in the airport of Havana 04.09.1989.
Total of victims - 160 person: 126 from the plane (11 members of crew and 115 passengers) and 34 on the ground. The majority of victims were the Italian tourists.


06.10.1976. the Act of terrorism on a board MD-8.
At rise in capital of Barbados on board the plane two bombs blow up. The plane falls to Caribbean sea in several kilometers from a coast. 73 persons (25 members of crew and 48 passengers) perish
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