News for August 2014

Southwest Adds Nonstop Destination From New Orleans to San Antonio

Southwest Adds Nonstop Destination From New Orleans to San Antonio

August 29, 2014 Latest News

Service to San Antonio to Start in March 2015(NEW ORLEANS, LA) – The Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport is pleased to announce that Southwest Airlines, the major low cost carrier in New Orleans, will begin daily non-stop service … Read More »

Spirit Airlines now accepting reservations for flights to Chicago & Detroit

Spirit Airlines now accepting reservations for flights to Chicago & Detroit

August 21, 2014 Latest News

Flights to the Windy and Motor Cities from the Crescent City Start October 30 NEW ORLEANS, LA – Ultra-low cost carrier Spirit Airlines is now accepting reservations for flights from Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport to Chicago a… Read More »

New Orleans hotels sizzle in July

New Orleans hotels sizzle in July

August 20, 2014 Latest News

By: Maria Clark, ReporterDespite the unrelenting heat of July in New Orleans, travel market research firm STR reported an increase in hotel occupancy rates last month.Rates increased to 67.5 percent compared to 63.7 percent in July 2013.For the full … Read More »

Groundbreaking set for $50M Gretna hotel

Groundbreaking set for $50M Gretna hotel

August 20, 2014 Latest News

By: Robin Shannon, Reporter CityBusinessThe developers behind a new $50 million hotel project on Jefferson Parish’s West Bank are set to begin construction.Harvey-based BN Management will break ground Wednesday on a 123-room Marriott-branded Co… Read More »

PEOPLExpress to add service to New Orleans

PEOPLExpress to add service to New Orleans

August 18, 2014 Latest News

By: The Associated Press Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport officials say they’re welcoming a new low-cost carrier that will provide service to Virginia.Officials say PEOPLExpress will begin flying from to New Orleans on Aug. 28.… Read More »