US, Cuba to sign agreement on restarting commercial flights

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HAVANA — The United States and Cuba are poised to sign an agreement next week to restart commercial air traffic.

Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx flies to Havana on Tuesday to cement the deal.

It’ll let U.S. airlines bid on routes for dozens of U.S.-Cuba flights per day.

There has been no commercial air traffic between the nations since shortly after Cuba’s 1959 revolution.