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After more than 50 years, air traffic between the US and Cuba is set to resume on Wednesday. The first plane with 150 passengers on board will take off from Florida, headed toward the central Cuban city of Santa Clara. Cuba hopes that the resumption of flights from the US will lead to more tourists - and hard currency.