The Airport is working hard to provide a wider variety of
air travel options and destinations from New Orleans. With 14 airlines
providing non-stop service to 54 destinations, we are at an all-time record
high. Through sagacious decisions and hard work, we have been able to keep
costs down for airlines to operate at Armstrong International, which has been
vital to the development of these new routes.
This year, Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport
has already announced four new destinations and additional service to several
existing destinations by our airlines.
This new service benefits our community by providing more competition
and service to new markets.
Allegiant Air, an ultra-low cost airline, announced starting
three new destinations from New Orleans this year – Jacksonville, St.
Petersburg-Clearwater and Tulsa. Service
to Florida's Jacksonville International Airport (JAX) and St.
Petersburg–Clearwater International Airport (PIE) begins in April and service
to Tulsa International Airport (TUL) in Oklahoma begins in May. Allegiant offers ultra-low fares to popular
vacation destinations like New Orleans and with each new flight added here at
Armstrong International, an additional 15,000 people are expected to visit our City
each year. When making your travel
plans, please visit Allegiant's website at http://www.allegiantair.com/
as reservations and tickets are only available directly from their website.
Spirit Airlines unveiled two new flights from New Orleans to
the Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and to the Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta
International Airport (ATL). Both flights will operate once per day starting in
April. Spirit Airlines is an ultra-low cost carrier known for their low cost "Bare
Fare” that allows passengers to choose and pay for only the additional services
they need. As Spirit continues to see
success with this business model, we hope to see them, and others alike,
establish new routes from Armstrong International in the future so that
passengers have good low cost options in traveling to many wonderful
destinations. Reservations and tickets can be purchased by visiting their
Starting in April, Frontier Airlines will launch non-stop
service to Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) three times a week and
Orlando International Airport (MCO) four times a week. Frontier also offers low-cost, non-stop
service to Denver, Colorado, and multiple travel options for all budgets.
Frontier has a history of on-time flights with signature "Rocky Mountain Hospitality."
With the tagline "Low Fares Done Right,” Frontier allows a choice of
customization options for your flight to match both your needs and price point.
For more information and to view all flight options by Frontier Airlines, visit
GLO Airlines, a New Orleans-based airline, will begin seasonal
weekend service to the popular Florida destination of Destin and Fort Walton
Beach. Flights to the Northwest Florida Regional Airport (VPS) that serves
Destin/Fort Walton Beach will occur once per day on Fridays, Saturdays, and
Sundays now through the beginning of September. GLO's vision is to provide
comfortable and convenient travel that connects regional destinations throughout
the southeast with direct, nonstop routes. They began service in November 2015
with non-stop flights from New Orleans to Little Rock, Arkansas, Memphis, Tennessee,
and Shreveport, Louisiana. Reservations and tickets are only found by
visiting their website at http://www.flyglo.com/.
American Airlines will also commence non-stop service to Los
Angeles International Airport (LAX) starting in June. This will allow
passengers an additional travel option to the west coast and connectivity to
many destinations beyond. For information
on this flight and the other destinations served by American Airlines, please
The most recent announcement of additional service comes
from JetBlue Airways, which will begin non-stop service to Fort
Lauderdale–Hollywood International Airport (FLL) starting in September 2016. JetBlue
currently offers non-stop service from New Orleans to New York's John F.
Kennedy International Airport (JFK) and Boston Logan International Airport
(BOS). When passengers fly with JetBlue,
they get "The Core Experience” which includes free and unlimited snacks and
drinks, great entertainment options and, according to the airline, the most
legroom in coach. Visit http://www.jetblue.com/
to learn more about this new flight and all the other JetBlue destinations.
Director of Aviation for Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport may
be reached at email@example.com. Check your local listings for the air time of
the Armstrong International Airport 30 minute television program, "Airport
Alive” or view it on the airport website, www.flymsy.com, by clicking on the
"Airport Alive” link on the "News and Stats” page. You can now follow the
airport on facebook.com/MSYAirport and Twitter @NO_Airport. To find out how to
be a volunteer at the airport, click on "Ambassador” on the airport's website