With a selection of new amenities
and air service options, Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport is making
the travel experience more passenger-friendly than ever before. Travelers now
have conveniences like lactation rooms and nutritious food choices available to
them while traveling at Armstrong International. Also making the experience
more efficient are new non-stop destinations and additional service to three
cities from New Orleans. Of these new flights, two new cities were added to the
Airport’s list of non-stop destinations, bringing the total to 56. The Airport
is dedicated to providing passengers with a great trip through ease of
accessibility to facilities and services that positively contribute to the
The newest amenity offered at
Armstrong International is Mother’s Rooms. Mother’s Rooms provide a convenient,
private space for the traveling mother to nurse or pump. The Airport recognizes
that this is an important facility to provide and has identified rooms
post-security on each concourse that serve as Mother’s Rooms. Each room hosts
comfortable seating, an end table, a changing table, and appropriately placed
electrical outlets. Once you are past security, you can follow the overhead
signs or visit the facilities map on our website to find the location of the
room on each concourse.
Another new addition can be found
in our concessions. Nutritious eating while traveling through Armstrong
International has never been easier since "Eat Fit NOLA” debuted on menus at
four restaurants in the terminal. Through partnership with the Airport and
Delaware North, the Airport’s master food and beverage concessionaire, "Eat Fit
NOLA” menu items have been incorporated on the menu at Copeland’s, Dooky
Chase’s, Ye Olde College Inn, and Zatarain’s. This program helps make the
healthy choice, the easy choice when it comes to food. Look for the Ochsner Eat
Fit seal on the menu at these restaurants for an entrée that is fewer than 600
calories, is low in sugar and sodium, and have no white, refined starches or
When it comes to new air service,
JetBlue, GLO, and Allegiant are all providing new options for travel with three
new routes featuring two new destinations from New Orleans.
JetBlue Airways began daily
non-stop flights to Fort Lauderdale, Florida, on September 29th. JetBlue is the third airline, joining
Southwest Airlines and Spirit Airlines, to provide service to this destination.
Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport is one of JetBlue’s hub
airports where passengers can connect to numerous cities including several
destinations in Central and South America and the Caribbean. JetBlue also offers
service to Boston and New York’s JFK Airport from New Orleans.
This year JetBlue celebrates 15
years of fulfilling their mission of "bringing humanity back to air travel”
with their dedicated service in New Orleans. They fulfill their mission by
offering unlimited brand name snacks and soft drinks, entertainment at every
seat, and the most legroom in coach (according to JetBlue). Travelers can visit
www.JetBlue.com to book airfare and hotel
accommodations all in one place at discounted prices with JetBlue Getaways.
GLO also expanded service in
September with non-stop flights to Huntsville, Alabama, a new destination from
New Orleans. Service to Huntsville International Airport (HSV) began on
September 30, 2016, and will continue with year-round departures from New
Orleans on Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays.
GLO is a New Orleans-owned and
based public charter company operated by Corporate Flight Management, Inc. GLO
provides service to five destinations from New Orleans including Destin-Ft.
Walton Beach, Florida; Little Rock, Arkansas; Memphis, Tennessee; and Shreveport,
Louisiana. Tickets to any of GLO’s destinations are available on their website
at www.FlyGLO.com and can now be found on
Kayak and Skyscanner.
Allegiant Air announced non-stop,
year-round service to Concord, North Carolina, will begin on November 18, 2016.
Concord is located in the Charlotte area and is home to the Charlotte Motor
Speedway. Flights will operate twice
weekly from Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport to Concord
Regional Airport (USA).
Allegiant Air is an ultra-low cost carrier that
offers travel packages from small cities to world-class travel destinations like
New Orleans. Currently, Allegiant offers service between New Orleans and eight cities
including Cincinnati, Ohio; Columbus, Ohio; Indianapolis, Indiana;
Orlando/Sanford, Florida; and Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Travelers can create custom
travel packages with airfare, hotel accommodations, rental car reservations,
and more by visiting Allegiant’s website, www.AllegiantAir.com.