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Cubana de Aviacion

778 reviews
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Chatham, Canada
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago
via mobile

I have flown cubana air many times to cuba .. allowed check luggage free ...small meal incuded. Unlike Air Transat which was terrible you pay extra for luggage ..food etc ..I am very disappointed about recent changes with flights leaving toronto .I hope HOLA SUN SWITCHES BACK TO CUBANA ...TRANSAT IS TO EXPENSIVE FOR WHAT YOU GET

Caribbean Economy Toronto - Cienfuegos
Thank Mark L
Sao Paulo, SP
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Outbound flight HAV to CCC - Got to the airport 2h early as per request from Cuba Travel Network, even though check-in would only close 30min before departure so 1h would suffice. First one to check in so first row was assigned, extra legroom. Aircraft was an old ATR72 with South African registration and a logo slapped on. Seat was...

Domestic Economy Cayo Coco - Havana

Thank AerococcusInfected
Toronto, Canada
Level 2 Contributor
7 reviews
10 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I read the online reviews and was willing to be open minded, but this is not even on my future radar any more. Our trip was cancelled and the only consolation was to book at a future date or a refund! I'm sure glad they offered the full refund ;)

Caribbean Economy Toronto - Holguin
1 Thank rkeats2016
Johannesburg, South Africa
Level 5 Contributor
51 reviews
17 helpful votes
Reviewed May 29, 2018

The tragic 110 deaths last week were preventable. Our flight three weeks before was an awful experience. First delayed by 2 hours - no notification. After check-in a further 4 hours. Aircraft filthy - overhead lockers covered in grimy hand prints put there over time. Seat stitching torn, worn, broken. My seat buckle faulty. Crew, in ill-firring, creased uniforms, had...

Caribbean Economy Cancun - Havana

Thank Ambler_12
Kitchener, Canada
Level 6 Contributor
122 reviews
81 helpful votes
Reviewed May 8, 2018

Cubana cancelled my flight without notification. At the airport, when I was able to track the rep down he was supposed to busy to talk to me. It cost me 300 CUC's to take a taxi to Havana. Trying to get my money back, everyone I emailed passed the buck. Never will I use this airline again.

Domestic Economy Santiago de Cuba - Havana
3 Thank Richard S
Level 3 Contributor
20 reviews
5 helpful votes
Reviewed May 2, 2018

Not a bad airline if you go for a short flight. It would have been like a 16-hr bus ride back to Havana from Santiago, and then it was like just an hour and a half by plane between those cities, so for domestic flights Cubana is worth it. You get airconditioning on full blast, which in the short time...

Domestic Economy Santiago de Cuba - Havana

2 Thank Isaac Y
Pickering, Canada
Level 6 Contributor
34 reviews
310 helpful votes
Reviewed April 29, 2018

flite delayed. told on departure from corales 2 hrs. after going thru customs no further info. mini revolt at 9:30 p.m. security guards had to access customs aduna and then airport supervisor.finally departed after 5 hr. delay, missed connections, dirty plane and bathrooms. plane supposedly had maintenance in varadero. snak pak incomplete. no disability assistance. cadeca and internet wifi unavailable....

Caribbean Economy Toronto - Santiago de Cuba

3 Thank cubacarol
Level 4 Contributor
23 reviews
92 helpful votes
Reviewed April 28, 2018

Much cleaner than last time I flew with airline but on the return flight when serving the food there was not a bun to go with the cold meat and cheese very odd!!

Caribbean Economy Toronto - Santiago de Cuba
Thank Beachloverforever22
Toronto, Canada
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
12 helpful votes
Reviewed April 28, 2018 via mobile

I flew from Toronto to Varadero in March. For economy class one-way, the cost averages around $450, but can be under $400 in the summer during low season. The great thing about Cubana Airlines is that you get to check 1 bag free of charge, it’s included. I don’t know too many airlines these days who let you check a...

Caribbean Economy Toronto - Varadero

1 Thank Samantha H
Montreal, Canada
Level 6 Contributor
137 reviews
112 helpful votes
Reviewed April 28, 2018

I cannot understand why people complain against Cubana. Timely flights, dirt cheap, decent service. You even get a free decent meal! Comfortable and clean. What else can one ask for?

Caribbean Economy Montreal - Santiago de Cuba
1 Thank Benoit N
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“Never use this airline, take a cab.”
richardsU8706ST, 8 May 2018 | Read review
“Download music to listen to, or bring a book to read w you, because no inflight entertainment existed on the flight I took!”
338isaacy, 2 May 2018 | Read review
“Get to the airport early!!”
Beachloverforever22, 28 Apr 2018 | Read review
“Check in all your luggage at no cost,,no worries no hassle”
joank726, 20 Apr 2018 | Read review
“Keep an open mind and stay home if you are looking for trouble.”
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About Cubana de Aviacion
Cubana de Aviacion (CU) is Cuba's national airline as well as the country's largest carrier. It operates from a hub at Havana's José Martí International Airport (HAV), and has designated Antonio Maceo Airport (SCU), Juan Gualberto Gómez Airport (VRA) and Frank País Airport (HOG) as focus cities. The airline flies to about 20 destinations, including eight domestic airports, as well as destinations in Argentina, Canada, Colombia, Costa Rica, the Dominican Republic, France, Mexico, Spain and Venezuela. Cubana also has codeshare arrangements with six other carriers.
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