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Cheap Flights to New Orleans

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New Orleans flights

The two major airports in New Orleans are the Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (MSY) and the New Orleans Lakefront Airport (NEW). MSY is the main commercial airport for New Orleans, handling most of the domestic and international New Orleans flights. Flights can be arranged as a package deal, including hotel and public travel accommodations. There are also single plane ticket packages that can be purchased for flights to New Orleans. Incentives to passengers at the Louis Armstrong Airport include a cell-phone lot where people waiting to pick-up arriving passengers can be called when a specific flight arrives. NEW is a public-use airport that services the New Orleans area. This airport is best used for local and domestic flights, so cheaper air fare may be available for people that are traveling to New Orleans from nearby cities in the Bayou.

New Orleans Weather

New Orleans has nice weather throughout the year. Temperatures are usually mild with a subtropical climate. New Orleans is located near the Gulf of Mexico's warm waters, which certainly affects the climate there.New Orleans flights during the summer months will introduce travelers to hot and humid weather. Moreover, there is a chance of thunderstorms and rainfall in the summer season. Spring, fall, and winter months are the best times to plan your flight to the city of Jazz. September and October present ideal temperatures in the 70s and 80s; so these are good months to schedule New Orleans flights.

Getting Around New Orleans

Once your flight lands at MSY, you will have several transportation options to get you to your next destination. You can rent a car to travel to local attractions or catch a cab as an affordable alternative. New Orleans is also easy to navigate by bike. You can rent a small bike or better yet, if you have friends or relatives that live in the area, borrow a ride during your stay. Flights to New Orleans aren't quite complete if you don't use the popular street cars to visit local attractions (especially bars).

New Orleans Attractions

This unique and lively city will bring out the best in its visitors once they experience everything New Orleans has to offer. The following attractions will give a person every reason to want to visit:

  • Mardi Gras, the popular Carnival event is one of the main reasons people visit New Orleans
  • Bourbon Street, a well-known party street in the French Quarter section of the city frequented by locals and tourists
  • The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, an annual event that celebrates the New Orleans music and cultural landscape
  • Audubon Aquarium of the Americas, one of the top aquariums in the country and host to sea otter and African penguin exhibits.
  • Preservation Hall, a famous jazz performance hall in the French Quarter
Best Anytime fares to New Orleans

Cheap round-trip flights to New Orleans

Departure Arrival Travel dates Airline Round-trip
New York New Orleans Sat, Sep 20 - Tue, Sep 23 airline logo jetBlue $203
Los Angeles New Orleans Tue, Sep 23 - Tue, Sep 30 airline logo Spirit Airlines $350
Chicago New Orleans Tue, Sep 16 - Wed, Sep 17 airline logo Spirit Airlines $222
Boston New Orleans Sat, Sep 13 - Tue, Sep 16 airline logo AirTran Airways $204
Washington DC New Orleans Sat, Sep 27 - Tue, Sep 30 airline logo AirTran Airways $259
San Francisco New Orleans Tue, Sep 9 - Sat, Sep 20 airline logo American Airlines $338
Philadelphia New Orleans Sat, Sep 13 - Tue, Sep 23 airline logo US Airways $298
Seattle New Orleans Sun, Oct 12 - Wed, Oct 15 airline logo United Airlines $338
Denver New Orleans Sat, Oct 18 - Tue, Oct 21 airline logo United Airlines $205
Newark New Orleans Tue, Oct 7 - Tue, Oct 14 airline logo United Airlines $203
Baltimore New Orleans Tue, Sep 16 - Sat, Sep 20 airline logo AirTran Airways $264
Pittsburgh New Orleans Tue, Oct 7 - Sat, Oct 18 airline logo United Airlines $332
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Best weekend fares to New Orleans

Best weekend fares to New Orleans

Departure Arrival Travel dates Airline Round-trip
New York New Orleans Thu, Sep 4 - Mon, Sep 8 airline logo jetBlue $234
Los Angeles New Orleans Thu, Sep 18 - Mon, Sep 22 airline logo United Airlines $373
Chicago New Orleans Thu, Sep 4 - Sat, Sep 6 airline logo Spirit Airlines $232
Boston New Orleans Fri, Sep 26 - Sat, Sep 27 airline logo AirTran Airways $286
Washington DC New Orleans Sat, Oct 4 - Mon, Oct 6 airline logo AirTran Airways $259
San Francisco New Orleans Thu, Sep 4 - Mon, Sep 8 Delta Airlines Delta Air Lines $364
Philadelphia New Orleans Thu, Sep 11 - Mon, Sep 15 airline logo US Airways $298
Seattle New Orleans Fri, Aug 29 - Sun, Aug 31 airline logo United Airlines $408
Denver New Orleans Sat, Oct 4 - Mon, Oct 6 airline logo United Airlines $205
Newark New Orleans Thu, Sep 11 - Mon, Sep 15 airline logo United Airlines $217
Baltimore New Orleans Thu, Sep 25 - Mon, Sep 29 airline logo AirTran Airways $293
Pittsburgh New Orleans Thu, Sep 25 - Mon, Sep 29 airline logo AirTran Airways $333
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