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28th Annual…

Aug 23 - 23, 2014
Join us for the 28th Annual Mid Summer Mardi Gras. Presented by the Krewe of… more

Abita Springs Opry at…

Aug 23 - 30, 2014
Two bands - Three Hours - Five Saturdays First band plays approx 12 noon… more

Abita Springs Opry in…

Aug 23 - 30, 2014
Join us every Saturday in August for The Abita Springs Opry concert… more

Blazin10 Presents A…

Aug 23 - 23, 2014
Join us for a Trunk Show Featuring Kano Branon - (Designer & Stylist of… more

Brewsiana - Craft…

Aug 23 - 23, 2014
Cheers to the best of South Louisianas brews, bands, and bites. BREWS: 21… more

Champions Square…

Aug 23 - 23, 2014
Jake Owen is coming to Bold Sphere Music at Champions Square  for his… more

COOLinary New…

Aug 23 - 31, 2014
It is going to be a delicious summer!  Throughout the whole month of… more

Crescent City Lights…

Aug 23 - 24, 2014
The Crescent City Lights Youth Theater summer season (in partnership with… more

Crosby, Stills & Nash

Aug 23 - 23, 2014
David Crosby, Stephen Stills and Graham Nash unite as "three… more

Filthy Linen Night

Aug 23 - 23, 2014
Come down and Support Frenchmen Art and Businessfor Filthy Linen Night! This… more

Free Kinder Garden at…

Aug 23 - 23, 2014
Play, learn and grow in this hands-on introduction to the world of gardens for… more

HOUSE OF BLUES HOSTS…

Aug 23 - 23, 2014
House of Blues New Orleans announces the 1st annual Brewsiana - Craft Beer and… more

Mark of the Feminine

Aug 23 - Oct 4, 2014
Curator Regine Basha's Mark of the Feminine is the first in a series of… more

Production Assistant…

Aug 23 - 24, 2014
PA Bootcamp is back. NOVAC along with the Mayor's Office of Cultural Economy,… more

Swingin' at the…

Aug 23 - 23, 2014
A sizzling new show by The National WWII Museum's own Victory Big Band!… more

The Color Run

Aug 23 - 23, 2014
Get ready, 2014 Kaleidoscope Tour is headed to New Orleans. The Color Run, also… more

True Colors Exhibition

Aug 23 - 29, 2014
This exhibition aims to represent people of all sexualities, genders, races and… more

Adults/Swim Rooftop…

Aug 24 - 24, 2014
Summer is winding down and Adults/Swim is going out with a bang with the last… more

Kirk Franklin…

Aug 24 - 24, 2014
Celebrate Sunday morning with brunch featuring the explosive energy of live… more

Strut + Swim Poolside…

Aug 24 - 24, 2014
Fashion Week New Orleans presents the last Strut + Swim fashion show of the… more

28th Annual…

Aug 23 - 23, 2014
Join us for the 28th Annual Mid Summer Mardi Gras. Presented by the Krewe of… more

ExpressJet Airlines Celebrates Flights From Louis Armstrong International Airport

EXPRESSJET AIRLINES CELEBRATES FLIGHTS FROM LOUIS ARMSTRONG NEW ORLEANS INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

START OF EXPRESSJET NON-STOP SERVICE BRINGS SEVERAL NEW DESTINATIONS TO NEW ORLEANS BUSINESS AND VACATION TRAVELERS

NEW ORLEANS, May 14, 2007—New Orleans travelers now have service to six new non-stop destinations—San Antonio, Jacksonville, Fla., Austin, Birmingham, Kansas City, and Raleigh-Durham as well as one-stop service to Tucson.

“The entrance of ExpressJet has improved MSY’s ability to meet the needs of this growing market. We see demand for non-stop flights continuing to climb,” stated Sean Hunter, Interim Director of Aviation at Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport.

Making it easier for business and leisure travelers to come to New Orleans helps drive the local economy. In addition, ExpressJet has created new jobs and made significant investments in airport facilities and equipment.

Jim Ream, ExpressJet President and CEO, said that ExpressJet branded service aims to save travelers time by eliminating layovers in crowded hubs. “We intend to deliver our customers more convenience and more service in growing cities like New Orleans with populations that are the right size for our 50-seat aircraft,” Ream said.

Announcing details of the ExpressJet frequent flyer program, Ream said the JetSetsm program, “rewards our customers for how often they fly, not how far they go.” ExpressJet customers earn one roundtrip ticket to any destination ExpressJet serves for every eight roundtrips, or 16 one-way tickets, within a 24-month period.*

As a special introduction to the ExpressJet brand of flying, a limited-time JetSet promotion rewards flyers who fly using four roundtrip or eight one-way tickets between now and September 30, 2007 with one free roundtrip ticket to any destination ExpressJet serves.**

Flying a young fleet of fuel-efficient Embraer ERJ-145 aircraft configured with no middle seats, ExpressJet gives every customer an assigned seat and provides one-stop service that does not require changing planes.

To make boarding easier, ExpressJet also offers valet carry-on baggage service. Ream said ExpressJet upgraded in-flight entertainment with more than 100 channels of free XM® Satellite Radio, complimentary recognized name-brand snacks with full service meal options on longer flights, and redesigned, memory foam leather seating.

ExpressJet schedules and fares are now available for sale through most distribution channels for service from New Orleans to the following markets:

JAX Jacksonville, FL April 30

SAT San Antonio, TX April 30

AUS Austin, TX May 14

BHM Birmingham, AL May 14

MCI Kansas City, MO May 14

RDU Raleigh-Durham, NC May 14

TUS Tucson, AZ May 14

Booking and updated flight information is available through most travelers’ preferred providers including travel agencies, online distributors and at www.xjet.com.

About ExpressJet
ExpressJet Holdings operates numerous divisions designed to leverage its management experience, efficiencies and economies of scale present in its subsidiaries, including ExpressJet Airlines, Inc. and ExpressJet Services, LLC. ExpressJet Airlines serves over 150 destinations in North America with more than 1,200 departures per day. Operations include capacity purchase and pro-rate agreements for mainline carriers; providing clients customized 50-seat charter options; training services through its world-class facility in Houston, Texas; and branded flying, providing non-stop service to markets concentrated in the West, Midwest and Southeast regions of the United States. ExpressJet Services is the North American partner to three major European original equipment manufacturers and provides composite, sheet metal, interior and thrust reverser repairs throughout five facilities in the United States.

For more information, visit www.expressjet.com.

* See www.xjet.com for complete details of the JetSet frequent flyer program.

**Those traveling on the JetSet free ticket are responsible for paying the September 11th Security Fee of up to $10.00 for each free ticket they earn.