Cuba, US to restore direct mail service

Havana: Cuba and the US will restore direct mail service between the two countries, Correos de Cuba, the state-owned mail company, said. The company said on Tuesday that after successfully coordinating technical, operational and safety details, the maiden flight linking the two countries' mail routes will take place on Wednesday, Xinhua news agency reported The restoration of this service will allow direct shipments between Cuba and the US, including ordinary correspondence, postal parcels, courier services and express deliveries. Havana and Washington reached the agreement to restore mail services on December 11, shortly before agreeing to restore regular commercial flights.