Opponents said prohibiting flights would simply make it harder for Cuban-Americans to visit their families outside the capital, without making a significant impact on the Cuban government.
Cuba's President Raul Castro will step down on Thursday. His departure will mean the end of almost 60 years of the Castro family's dominance over the island nation. Raul Castro took over from his more famous brother Fidel in 2008.
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