HAVANA, 1st September, 2016 (WAM) — A US commercial flight has arrived in Cuba for the first time in more than half a century. JetBlue Flight 387 took off from Fort Lauderdale, Florida, and landed in Santa Clara in central Cuba about an hour later.

The flight, which had 150 passengers including US Secretary of Transportation, Anthony Foxx, marks the latest development between the US and Cuba since they restored diplomatic ties in December, 2014.

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