Travel

Jim Hanzo
July 03, 2018 - 8:05 am
It is going to be a record for Independence holiday travel. According to AAA the numbers will be way up for people traveling 50 miles or more away from home this Independence Day holiday. Don Redman says AAA has been tracking the 4th of July holiday travel for 18 years and this is the largest...
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Jim Hanzo
June 29, 2018 - 11:02 am
Are gas prices beginning to stabilize as we head into the long Independence holiday? Since the 4th of July falls on a Wednesday, many will be taking the whole week off and that means leaving for the beaches or other destinations as early as this weekend. Gas prices will be much higher this year...
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Jim Hanzo
June 11, 2018 - 8:56 am
We're knee deep in the month of June now, but how are prices at the pump? AAA's Don Redman says we've seen prices not only stabilize but actually drop a couple of pennies since Memorial Day and barring anything major like a hurricane prices could at least hold steady. "We could definitely later...
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Don Ames
April 16, 2018 - 8:48 am
New Orleans will put out a pretty fancy welcome mat next year for folks flying into the city. Construction on New Orleans’ new airport terminal is proceeding as planned. The billion dollar project is about 60 percent complete, and on track to open in February of 2019. Airport officials recently...
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Jim Hanzo
March 29, 2018 - 8:30 am
Are you going to be traveling during the Easter holiday? If the answer is yes, your're not alone. Lots of families are getting away. Many have already left for a quick getaway. That's because spring break is this week for many, yet for others they're off next week, according to Jim Pratt with Eagle...
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David Blake
January 23, 2018 - 12:53 pm
Another year, another record at Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport. Total passengers in 2017 finished at 12,009,512, surpassing the previous record total of about 11.1 million in 2016. It was the seventh consecutive year of passenger growth, with a 35 percent increase since 2010. "...
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Chris Miller
January 16, 2018 - 4:26 pm
Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport has several flight cancellations on its board, thanks to the weather. Flights to the northeast and Texas were some of the first to come up canceled, but as the weather snarled traffic at other airports, it started affecting flights out of Amrstrong...
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Chris Miller
January 09, 2018 - 7:54 am
It's a Who Dat playoff road trip -- the Saints are on their way to Minneapolis for the divisional round of the NFC Playoffs. Calling your travel agent? Bob Bourg of Destination Management there's some interest in taking the trip up north: "We've been getting a few calls," Bourg told WWL First News...
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January 04, 2018 - 7:07 am
Jennifer Kushinka reporting... If you’re flying anywhere today, you better check with your airline, as thousands of flights have already been canceled due to the winter storm socking the Southeast and coastal states. FlightAware.com says more than 3,500 flights have been canceled, including most in...
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