CheapAir, which says it does $100 million in yearly travel bookings, said its relatively small size allows it to be more nimble than other agencies.
"We pride ourselves on being quick," Klee said. He also said the company was the first to accept bitcoin, and display in-flight amenities in online flight listings. "We don't have layers of management and bureaucracy to make changes to our website."
Klee got the idea after he noticed increased search volume for flights to Cuba, thanks to a U.S. government policy enacted Jan. 16 which eased trade restrictions. The changes allowed anyone who falls within 12 approved travel reasons, such as education, journalism, or humanitarian work, to visit Cuba without providing extra documentation to the government.
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