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United Airlines Flights To Cuba From U.S. Planned

HOLD FOR BUSINESS PHOTO-- This is a United Airlines jet taking off from Pittsburgh International Airport on Tuesday, July 23,
HOLD FOR BUSINESS PHOTO-- This is a United Airlines jet taking off from Pittsburgh International Airport on Tuesday, July 23, 2013 in Imperial, Pa. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

WASHINGTON, Jan 15 (Reuters) - United Airlines said on Thursday it planned to serve Cuba with flights from Houston and Newark, New Jersey, subject to government approvals.

"We plan to serve Cuba, subject to government approvals, and look forward to doing so from our global gateways of Newark and Houston," spokesman Rahsaan Johnson said in a statement. (Reporting by Krista Hughes; Editing by Peter Cooney)