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Archived Newsletters
Press Releases
DatePublication
5/24/2016 View FileGLO to Begin New Service to Destin-Fort Walton Beach from New Orleans
4/8/2016 View FileJetBlue Announces New Flights to Fort Lauderdale from New Orleans
3/11/2016 View FileBranson AirExpress Announces the Return of Service between Branson and New Orleans Operated by Buzz Airways
3/8/2016 View FileAllegiant Air Announces New Non-Stop Flights to Tulsa from New Orleans
Allegiant now serves eight non-stop routes from New Orleans
1/22/2016 View FileArmstrong International Breaks All-Time Record High for Total Passengers
Sets New Record on Total Airlines
Sets New Record on Non-stop Destinations
1/12/2016 View FileAllegiant Air Announces Service to Two New Cities from New Orleans
Nonstop destinations from New Orleans now total 52 routes.
12/3/2015 View FileSpirit Airlines Announces New Route From New Orleans To Atlanta
Ultra-low cost service on Spirit Airlines is now available to eight non-stop destinations
11/20/2015View FileAllegiant Air Announces New Service to Pittsburgh From New Orleans
Nonstop destinations from New Orleans now total 50 routes
11/20/2015View FileSpirit Airlines Launches New Service to Las Vegas and Announces New Service to Los Angeles From New Orleans
Ultra -low cost service on Spirit Airlines is now available to seven non-stop destinations
9/29/2015 View FileGLO Announces New Service to Three Cities
New Orleans-owned, based operator announces service from Armstrong International
8/14/2015 View FileSpirit Airlines Launching New Service to Las Vegas from New Orleans
Ultra‐low cost service on Spirit Airlines is now available to six non‐stop destinations
6/23/2015 View FileDirector Honored with Citizen of the Year Award
Rotary Club of Metairie Selects Iftikhar Ahmad for Prestigious Award
3/21/2015   Security Incident
3/19/2015 View FileUnited Airlines Adding Cancun to New Orleans Schedule
Now Four Airlines Serving Cancun, Mexico from New Orleans
3/13/2015 View FileNew Orleans Airport Fares Among Most Affordable in Nation
Federal Govt. Releases 3rd Quarter 2014 Average Fare Data
2/24/2015 View FileAirport Receives Positive Credit Ratings from All Three Bond Rating Agencies
Ratings Reflects a Vote of Confidence in Airport’s Strategies
2/5/2015 View FileCopa Airlines Announces New Nonstop Service Between New Orleans and Panama
Service begins June 2015
1/30/2015 View FileAirport Surpasses Pre-Katrina Passenger Numbers
Since 2010 – 9 New Airlines and 19 Non-Stop Destinations Added
1/28/2015 View FileBranson AirExpress Announces Service to New Orleans
Sets new record for total nonstop destinations from Armstrong International
11/25/2014View FilePlan Ahead for Thanksgiving Travel
11/18/2014View FileAllegiant Air Joins New Orleans Airline Roster
New nonstop destinations break all previous records in New Orleans
11/12/2014View FileSeasonal 2015 Non-Stop International Flights from New Orleans Announced

Cancun Service Returns and New Service to Punta Cana to Start

10/28/2014View FileNon-Stop Cancun Service to Increase in 2015
Delta Air Lines Adding Cancun to New Orleans Schedule
10/23/2014  Armstrong International Airport generates more than $5.3 billion annually.

By 2023 Economic Impact to grow to $6.4 Billion annually

8/29/2014 View FileSouthwest adds yet another nonstop destination from New Orleans

Service to San Antonio to Start in March 2015

8/22/2014 View FileNew Orleans Aviation Board Awards Construction Manager at Risk Contract to Hunt Gibbs Boh Metro Joint Venture
8/15/2014 View FilePEOPLExpress Coming to New Orleans

Low-fare carrier scheduled to begin service to the Crescent City in August

6/9/2014 View FileNew Orleans Aviation Board Decides to Re-Issue the Construction Manager at Risk RFP
4/24/2014 View FileWhy Drive to Houston when it Costs $30 to Fly

Spirit Airlines Adds New Destinations to New Orleans Market
Connections to Central America Possible

3/27/2014 View FileArmstrong International Secures "Fastest Growing Airport” Award
Anna.areo recognizes New Orleans "colossal” growth
10/2/2013 View FileAirport to Perform Emergency Exercise
FAA Mandated Emergency Exercise Scheduled at Armstrong International
8/1/2013 View FileNew Upgraded Aircraft to Debut in New Orleans
7/22/2013 View FileWorld-renowned Designer Cesar Pelli Joins Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport’s Design Team
6/25/2013 View FileAirport Sets Passenger Ranking Record
Airport ranked #38 out of 827 airports
5/16/2013 View FileNew Aviation Board Chair Named
First Female Chair of Aviation Board
5/7/2013 View FileSouthwest Adds Service between New Orleans and Austin
4/17/2013   Mayor Landrieu, Aviation Board and Regional Leaders Announce Plans to Build, New World Class Airport on North Side of MSY
4/9/2013 View FileScheduled Charters to Cancun begin
3/6/2013   Federal Sequestration
Airport encourages travelers to arrive 2 hours prior to scheduled departure.
3/4/2013   Armstrong International Airport Traffic Continues to Grow
End of Year Statistics Show Continued Upward Movement
2/7/2013 View FileMardi Gras Revelers Converge on New Orleans
As locals depart for vacation, Mardi Gras relevers converge on the city.  Plan to arrive 2 hours before your scheduled flight departure.
Airport Report
DatePublication
2/1/2011 View FileEstablishing “Gold Standard” Governance
Iftikhar Ahmad, Director of Aviation, discusses new Board policies and Transparency at MSY
1/1/2011 View FileA New Year - A New Beginning
Iftikhar Ahmad, Director of Aviation, reviews some new policies and introduces two new executives that will be joining the staff in 2011.
12/1/2010 View FileAssessing the Future of the Airport - Part 3
Iftikhar Ahmad, Director of Aviation, continues his strategy conerning the Airport's Infrastructure and Finance.
11/1/2010 View FileAssessing the Future of the Airport - Part 2
Iftikhar Ahmad, Director of Aviation shares his strategy concerning "Operations" - Build internal capacity, Bid third party contracts, Consolidation of office space, Maintenance and service agreements, Analyze and evaluate PM/CM contracts, Improve customer service, Improve concessions, "Cleaning, Electronic timekeeping and Free parking.
10/1/2010 View FileAssessing the future of the Airport - Part 1
Iftikhar Ahmad, Director of Aviation, gives his 100 day report to the New Orleans Aviation Board.
9/1/2010 View FileSharing Information with the Public
Need to get information from Your Airport?  Iftikhar Ahmad, Airport Director, discusses the options that are available.
8/1/2010 View FileServing the Public both Inside and Out
Iftikhar Ahmad, Director of Aviation
7/1/2010 View FileHurricane Prepardness at Armstrong International
Iftikhar Ahmad, Director of Aviation
6/1/2010 View FileThe New Director of Aviation
Iftikhar Ahmad, Director of Aviation
5/1/2010 View FileHosting a Special Conference
Courtney Courseault Thornton, 2010 AMAC Coference Co-Chair
4/1/2010 View FileServing with Jobs
Patricia Malone, Interim Director of Aviation
3/1/2010 View File"New Beginnings, Greater New Orleans,"
Patricia Malone, Interim Director of Aviation
2/1/2010 View FileSafety is Our Goal
Patricia Malone, Interim Director of Aviation
Archives
DatePublication
3/22/1987 View FileN.O. airport: Deregulation's been trying
The Times-Picayune, March 22, 1987
2/14/1954 View File'I Flew with Moisant'
  Gulfport Woman Recalls meeting the namesake for the Airport in New Orleans.
Archived Press Releases
DatePublication
2/27/2010 View FileNEW ORLEANS AVAITION BOARD NAMES TOP CANDIDATE FOR DIRECTOR OF AVIATION POSITION
New Orleans Aviation Board meets with Director of Aviation at Dayton International Airport
2/25/2010 View FileMidwest Airlines Announces New Nonstop Service Between Kansas City and New Orleans
New service between Kansas City and New Orleans to begin May 20, 2010
2/22/2010 View FileNOAB Names Top Candidate for Director of Aviation
New Orleans Aviation Board meets with Director of Aviation from Dayton International Airport
2/18/2010 View FileNew Orleans to Host Boyd Group International Aviation Forecast Conference
15th Annual International Aviation Forcast Summit will take place in New Orleans, LA
1/1/2010 View FileMoving forward in 2010
Patricia Malone, Interim Director of Aviation