The Airports Authority of Jamaica reported that approximately 15 minutes into the flight, the pilot noticed smoke in the cockpit and notified the control tower that the airplane would have to turn back.
The Cuban Tourism Ministry says the new connection is part of actions to reinforce the influence of Cuba as a holiday destination in the Caribbean area by encouraging more visits by vacationers.
Berthia Parle said the reduction should not satisfy regional lobbyists into attaining fairer taxes, contending that flights to the Caribbean should ultimately be the same cost as a flight from Britain to Europe.
The Jamaica Observer newspaper said that its Crime/Court Desk Editor, Karyl Walker, had been receiving several threatening calls, while Nationwide News Network said it reporter/producer Abka Fitz-Henley had also received death threats.
The two competition prize-winners were among around 60 guests that gathered at Bushy Park Circuit for the first official function at the redeveloped multi-purpose motor sport facility.
The Wilmington City Council voted for the name change to honour and promote the spirit of peace and unity that the reggae icon championed in his enduring song.