Airlines await aviation treaties with Cuba

Despite Monday's announcement that the Obama administration is relaxing rules on travel to Cuba, industry insiders say barriers to widespread tourism on the island still remain. Delta Air Lines, Continental Airlines and American Airlines all operate hubs within a two-hour flight of the island nation, and experts say 1 million Americans could eventually visit every year. But before that can happen, the two countries must negotiate bilateral aviation agreements, something that failed to happen when President Jimmy Carter liberalized travel rules in the 1970s. "We'd like to fly there, but at the moment have no idea what the legal framework would be," says Spirit Airlines CEO Ben Baldanza.

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