PlaneSense Adds Cuba, Bermuda to Service Area

 - March 6, 2017, 11:41 AM

Portsmouth, New Hampshire-based fractional provider PlaneSense has recently added Cuba and Bermuda to its international service area. Service to Cuba can be accomplished using the company’s Pilatus PC-12 turboprop singles flying from South Florida, but it uses only its Nextant 400XTi twinjets for flights between the U.S. and Bermuda due to the overwater distance.

PlaneSense has been authorized to fly into seven Cuban airports, including those in the country’s two largest cities—Santiago and Havana. Having completed all the appropriate applications and certifications, the company made its first flight to the country in December. While the U.S. ban on travel to Cuba was was lifted last year, passengers must still meet one of the 12 categories for passenger travel to the country.

“Traveling to Cuba, visiting Old Havana, experiencing the lifestyle, the music, the classic cars—it’s an extraordinary opportunity, whether you’re visiting for business or leisure. We’re so pleased to be one of the first companies to offer this destination to our PlaneSense aircraft share owners so they may experience Cuba’s beauty and authenticity at this unique time in U.S. and Cuba history,” said CEO George Antoniadis.

He also noted that the addition of Bermuda adds service to an international center for financial services, a premier vacation destination and the host to the 35th Annual America’s Cup in May.