Southwest Airlines’ inaugural flight 3914 from South Florida landed this Sunday at 12:00 pm at Juan Gualberto Gómez International Airport in Varadero, the island’s most important tourist pole of sun and beach. With 143 passengers and a crew of five important directors of that company, who wore hats with Cuban style.
After the traditional ceremony of the water baptism that ensures very good omens to Southwest, the distinguished visitors were received in the hall of protocol of the aerial terminal by the head of the commercial department Maria Elena Oviedo, which transmitted to them a brotherly greeting, gave them Welcomed Varadero, Cuba and handed to the vice president of International Operations, Steve Goldberg, a pottery of the prestigious plastic artist and caricaturist Matanzas Manuel Hernández.
The commercial directive of the Varadero International Airport announced that the Southwest Airlines will offer two flights daily. The purpose of the North American company is to make trips to Havana and Villa Clara in the first half of next December, with an excellent service to customers.
Manuel Castellanos, director of International Strategy for the company, told the Matanzas press said that with 46 years of experience Southwest continues to distinguish among airlines for exceptional passenger service. It operates more than 3,900 flights per day in the high season of tourism through a network of 99 destinations in the United States and eight other countries to which will be added the service to Havana and Villa Clara.
Original text byon Nov 14th, 2016