For the record, they updated the naughty list with five more, including Aerogaviota - https://www.state.gov/e/eb/tfs/spi/cuba/cubarestrictedlist/291329.htm
While I disagree with just about everything the US government does regarding Cuba, I am really distressed that our top notch security forces only now figured out the close connection between Aerogaviota and the Cuban Air Force. I thought everyone knew that. I understand Aerogaviota pilots are all military pilots and use the airline to keep their flight skills current. As if it wasn’t enough of a clue that the last part of the name was …gaviota and everything named …gaviota is a part of GAESA or the Armed Forces Business Enterprises Group
Has been moved to:
In fact, the most up to date list is - https://www.state.gov/cuba-sanctions/cuba-restricted-list/list-of-restricted-entities-and-subentities-associated-with-cuba-as-of-april-24-2019/
Now with Aerogaviota added
Latest FAQs from OFAC - effective 5 June 2019.
Not good news for those who cruise.
Those previously using “group travel” arrangements under Education Activities general license will need to look elsewhere - try Support for the Cuban People.