Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport

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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Chris Miller
February 09, 2018 - 7:40 am
Armstrong New Orleans International Airport is about to get real busy, both coming and going. Air traffic is starting to pick up, as plane-loads of people fly into town for Mardi Gras. "Absolutely, this is a really busy time of year," said Erin Burns, Communications Director for the New Orleans...
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Chris Miller
January 31, 2018 - 12:58 pm
A water leak at Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport soaked parts of Concourse C today. A passenger took this video, along with pictures. Let's hope this doesn't delay flights. Water failure in the airport #eli2018 pic.twitter.com/olvFXG9iZc — sppitt (@sppitt) January 31, 2018 Water...
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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 17, 2018 - 1:19 pm
Ice on the runways earlier today at Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport forced the cancellation of many flights and the delay of many others. The runways reopened around noon as airlines worked to reschedule their flights. "We continue to urge travelers to check on their flight status...
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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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October 03, 2017 - 12:43 pm
(AP) _ A small jet with six people aboard went off the end of a runway at New Orleans' main airport. No injuries have been reported and commercial flights were not interrupted. A news release from Louis Armstrong International Airport says a Learjet 35 ran off the end of a runway and came to a stop...
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Chris Miller
September 21, 2017 - 1:56 pm
A worker at the construction site for the new $1 billion Armstrong International Airport terminal suffered a collpased lung and a broken pelvis after a dump truck rolled over the portable toilet that the man was inside. A Kenner police spokesman said it happened late this morning. According to...
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July 08, 2017 - 1:28 pm
Delta Airlines has announced plans to add seasonal, non-stop routes between New Orleans and Boston. Flights are slated to depart on Saturdays and Sundays between Feb. 10 and April 1, 2018. According to a news release, the goal is to meet ``strong leisure demand.'' JetBlue currently offers the only...
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