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Cuba travel warning won't stop airlines from vying for more flights to the island

Cuba travel warning won't stop airlines from vying for more flights to the island

Just as major airlines are vying for approval to fly more frequently to Cuba, the State Department is warning U.S. citizens not to travel to the island.

The warning was prompted by mysterious attacks that have affected U.S. embassy employees in Havana, resulting in dizziness, cognitive issues and other symptoms. The U.S. government can’t identify the sources of the attacks, according to a warning issued Friday, and is concerned that citizens traveling to Cuba also could be at risk. Some embassy staff members and their families have been ordered back to the U.S.

The warning does not appear to have quelled Cuban expansion plans for major players such as United Airlines and...

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