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MSC Cruises and Air France strengthen connections to Cuba

MSC Cruises and Air France strengthen connections to Cuba
In addition to operating two daily flights to Havana next winter, Air France and MSC Cruises have signed a new 'Fly and Cruise' agreement which sees the carrier putting on two additional weekly flights between Paris Charles de Gaulle and Havana from 0ctober 30, 2016 to March 25, 2017 dedicated exclusively to MSC passengers.

The service will use Air France Airbus 340 equipped with 275 seats including 30 in business, 21 in premium Ececonomy and 224 in economy, enabling a total of 10,450 MSC Cruise guests to have direct connections to Cuba via 36 flights - 19 direct from Paris Charles de Gaulle and 17 feeder from Bordeaux, Clermont-Ferrand, Lille, Lyon, Marseille, Metz-Nancy, Montpellier, Mulhouse, Nantes, Nice, Strasbourg, Toulouse linking to the Paris connection.

Passengers will be able to check in two pieces of baggage , take two cabin bags and earn miles via Air France-KLM’s Flying Blue program.

Luggage checked in at the local airport will be delivered directly to the passenger’s cabin on board the ship. The packages also include transfers to and from the airport.

This winter, MSC is adding MSC Armonia in Cuba, joining MSC Opera both homeporting in Havana. Both ships went through a complete renovation in 2015.