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Branson AirExpress Announces Service to New Orleans - 1/28/2015 -

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Branson AirExpress Announces Service to New Orleans

Sets new record for total nonstop destinations from Armstrong International

(NEW ORLEANS, LA) Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport is pleased to announce that Branson AirExpress operated by Orange Air will begin service from three destinations beginning May 6, 2015. The nonstop destinations include Cancun, Mexico, and Branson, Missouri, a new non-stop destination for the Airport. Direct service to Cincinnati, Ohio will also be offered with a short stopover in Branson.

Branson AirExpress has been offering discount flights from the Midwest region since 2009. Branson AirExpress will be using Orange Air to provide air service into New Orleans. Orange Air has a track record of successful worldwide charter operations, along with a reputation of delivering a high level of quality service to customers. Orange Air brings that level of expertise and experience to the scheduled charter market, both domestically and internationally.

Service will be provided on a 150 seat MD-83 Jet aircraft with comfortable stretched seating in every row at no additional cost. In addition, Orange Air offers non-alcoholic complimentary beverage and snack service on every flight. Discount flights to these three cities are available for purchase now at or or by calling 1-888-FLY-BKG1.

"We welcome Branson AirExpress to New Orleans, said New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu. "This airline will play a role in introducing our wonderful City to new visitors from around the country.

"Branson AirExpress is a welcomed addition to Armstrong International, said New Orleans Aviation Board Chairwoman, Cheryl Teamer. "We look forward to the incremental tourism passengers they will bring to New Orleans.

"The Airport is booming, and we are thrilled to add this new service to our growing list of airlines and nonstop destinations to provide more travel options for our community, said New Orleans Councilman Jared Brossett, Chair of the Transportation and Aviation Committee.

"We look forward to welcoming Branson AirExpress operated by Orange Air to New Orleans, Director of Aviation Iftikhar Ahmad said. "This flight will connect two very unique cities. With this flight, new non-stop destinations from New Orleans will rise to 45 routes which is a new record for us.



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