Passenger flight from U.S. to Cuba set to take off

Posted at 6:33 AM, Aug 31, 2016
and last updated 2016-08-31 09:33:05-04

History will be made Wednesday morning when JetBlue hits the air on its way to Cuba. 

JetBlue's flight is set to take off at 6:45 a.m. Wednesday from Fort Lauderdale and is headed to Santa Clara, Cuba.

This is the first passenger flight from the U.S. to Cuba since 1961.