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Explore More Destinations from Armstrong International - 5/1/2016 -

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Vacation season is just around the corner and Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport offers non-stop service to 54 destinations on 14 different airlines. There are several affordable options for flying out of Armstrong International including many ultra-low cost airlines that allow you to choose the amenities you want so you can control your ticket price. Many of our airlines offer vacation packages that bundle air fare, rental car, hotel, and attractions for a fun vacation experience.

Allegiant Air, one of our ultra-low cost airlines, just started service to Jacksonville, Florida, and will be starting service to Tulsa, Oklahoma, this month and St. Petersburg-Clearwater, Florida, in June. Allegiant Air also offers non-stop service from Armstrong International to Cincinnati, Ohio, Columbus, Ohio, Indianapolis, Indiana, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Orlando-Sanford, Florida, and Tampa Bay, Florida. Passengers can create a dream vacation package by bundling with their ultra-low cost ticket - rental car reservations, hotel accommodations, and attraction tickets at special rates. All flights and vacation packages can only be booked directly from Allegiant Air’s website at

Spirit Airlines is another ultra-low cost airline operating at the Airport. Spirit provides non-stop service to eight destinations from New Orleans with new non-stop flights to Los Angeles and Atlanta that started on April 14, 2016. When booking a flight, Spirit’s ultra-low cost base ticket price includes travel for you and one personal item to your destination and passengers can add additional amenities they need when flying. This allows the passenger to control the ticket price so passengers only pay for the services they need. Spirit also offers travel packages, where passengers can make rental car reservations and purchase hotel accommodations. To learn more about Spirit vacation packages and to purchase tickets, please visit Spirit’s website,

Frontier Airlines provides non-stop service to Denver, Colorado, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and Orlando, Florida. Frontier is another low-cost airline with multiple travel options to meet your budget. They offer a menu of flight amenities so you only pay for the services you need. Frontier offers an option called the WORKSsm. This option includes a refund on your air fare if you have to cancel, no change fees, the best available seating, one carry-on bag, one checked bag, and priority boarding. Please visit for more information on all of the possible travel destinations you can explore by flying with Frontier.

GLO is the newest airline to operate at Armstrong International. They are a New Orleans-owned and based public charter operator that began service in November 2015. GLO provides non-stop service to regional destinations like Little Rock, Arkansas, Memphis, Tennessee, and Shreveport, Louisiana. GLO is unique in that it focuses on flights to regional destinations not offered by larger airlines. GLO offers comfort and convenience with no middle seats and plenty of leg room on their fleet of Saab 340 aircraft, and passengers can count on no bag fees for up to three bags and one personal item. Tickets on GLO are only available directly from their website, so visit to book your trip.

If you are looking to explore international destinations, the Airport has direct service to four international destinations including Punta Cana (Dominican Republic), Cancun (Mexico), Toronto (Canada), and Panama City, Panama. To visit many of the Central and South American cities, Copa Airlines provides non-stop service from Armstrong International into its "Hub of the Americas” in Panama City providing seamless connections to over 55 cities in Central and South America. When you purchase a ticket on Copa Airlines, you get complimentary food service and beverages. For more information and to book your flight on Copa Airlines, please visit

Iftikhar Ahmad, Director of Aviation for Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport may be reached at 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,, by clicking on the "Airport Alive” link on the "News and Stats” page. You can now follow the airport on and Twitter @NO_Airport. To find out how to be a volunteer at the airport, click on "Ambassador” on the airport’s website homepage.


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