ABC Charters Becomes 8th U.S. Company To Establish Sales Office In Cuba

A second United States-based travel service provider has reported receiving authorization from the government of the Republic of Cuba to establish a sales office in the city of Havana, Republic of Cuba.  There are now eight (8) United States-based companies with offices in the Republic of Cuba,  

Six of the eight sales offices are designed to deliver revenues to the Republic of Cuba rather than be opportunities for the Repuiblic of Cuba to import products and/or services from the United States. 

Airlines (ticket offices)

Atlanta, Georgia-based Delta Air Lines (2017 revenues approximately US$41 billion)
Fort Worth, Texas-based American Airlines (2017 revenues approximately US$42 billion)
Chicago, Illinois-based United Airlines (2017 revenues approximately US$38 billion)
Long Island City, New York-based JetBlue Airways (2017 revenues approximately US$7 billion); the company has two ticket offices in the city of Havana.

Agricultural Equipment (distribution centers)

Peoria, Illinois-based Caterpillar Inc. (2017 revenues approximately US$38 billion)
Moline, Illinois-based Deere & Company (2017 revenues approximately US$27 billion)

Travel Agency (sales office)

Cypress, California-based Cuba Travel Services (2017 revenues DND)
Miami, Florida-based ABC Charters, Inc. (2017 revenues DND)

"Historical Authorization for US Travel Company to Open Office in Cuba

MIAMI, March 1, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- ABC Charters, Inc, one of the oldest travel operators to Cuba in the U.S. was given authorization to open their offices in Cuba on Feb. 27, 2018.

ABC has close to 40 years experience in Travel to Cuba, including Charter Service and Ground Services in Cuba. The company is in the process of picking a location that meets its customer's needs in Havana, so it can have its ground personnel available to assist if any problems occur or if additional services are needed while on the ground in Cuba. 

Tessie Aral, the President of ABC is excited to continue growing the business her mother established in order to build ties with their family and the community in Cuba. "We are very proud to continue building bridges with Cuba and our Cuban counterparts to show everyone what a unique and wonderful Island Cuba really is," says Aral.

About ABC Charters:

The company's founder was involved in the first community flight from the U.S. to Cuba in 1979. In 2000, she decided to broaden the business and created ABC Charters, Inc. which has been recognized for its excellence in service and professionalism in their staff. ABC Offers flight reservations, accommodations and ground transportation and our experts will help you with your full-time OFAC compliant trips to Cuba. ABC also specializes in assisting passengers obtaining their appropriate documents to travel to and from Cuba. ABC - A BETTER CHOICE for Travel to Cuba"