Cubana de Aviacion S.A., commonly known as Cubana, is Cuba's largest airline and flag carrier. The airline was founded on October 8, 1929, and has its corporate headquarters in Havana, Cuba. Its main base is at Jose Marti International Airport. It was a founder and is a current member of the International Air Transport Association (IATA), the International Association of Aeronautical Telecommunications (SITA) and the International Association of Latin American Air Transportation (AITAL). In 2009 the airline will be celebrating its 80th anniversary.
Cubana has 32 international representatives and 13 offices in Cuba. Since May 1959, the airline has been wholly owned by the Cuban government and its current official name is Cubana de Aviacion S.A.