Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport

Chris Miller
April 11, 2019 - 11:48 am
The opening of the new terminal at Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport has been delayed again. The opening of the $1.3 billion facility has been pushed back from May 15 to an unspecified date in the fall. Today, the city said in a statement that "the complex coordination of...
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Chris Miller
March 01, 2019 - 8:28 am
Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport gets busy today. Everyone wants to be in New Orleans for Mardi Gras, except for a lot of New Orleanians who like to take advantage of the time off to get out of town! "We're expecting to see increased passenger flow today through Sunday, March 10th...
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Chris Miller
December 10, 2018 - 6:17 pm
Lafourche Parish authorities say a Golden Meadow man stole an ambulance from a local hospital with the intent to drive it to Armstrong International Airport and board a flight to Japan. Cops arrested Rory Guidry, age 33, in St. Charles Parish on theft of a motor vehicle. "At around 10:45 p.m. on...
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David Blake
September 20, 2018 - 1:22 pm
Another delay for the new terminal at Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport. This makes the third delay. The aviation board today announced the new terminal's opening date is being pushed back to May 15, 2019. A sewage pipe issue marks the third time that airport officials have had to...
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Chris Miller
May 31, 2018 - 2:35 pm
Travelers flying from Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport will have more options for getting to the New York area this fall. Starting November 4, Southwest Airlines will begin nonstop service from MSY to La Guardia Airport (LGA). Southwest operates the most flights out of Armstrong,...
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Chris Miller
May 22, 2018 - 6:14 pm
Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport set a record for the number of passengers flying in and out of the airport in a single month. In March 2018, 1.2 million passengers traveled through MSY, according to airport officials. It beats the old single-month record, set in May 2017, by 100,...
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David Blake
May 02, 2018 - 12:24 pm
During his last few days in office, New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu is doing serious reflecting about the job he's done in the past eight years. He joined WWL's Tommy Tucker this morning for an extended interview about his two terms in office. An interview with Mayor Mitch Landrieu before he...
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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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Chris Miller
March 07, 2018 - 6:00 pm
Southwest Airlines has added a new paint scheme to one of its Boeing 737 aircraft that celebrates Louisiana. It made its debut today at Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport. "Southwest has been dedicated to the New Orleans community for 39 years," said Gary Kelly, Chairman of the Board...
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