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Groovesect Labor Day…

Sep 1 - 1, 2014
Join us for the  Groovesect Labor Day Cookout! more

Irvin Mayfield's Jazz…

Sep 1 - 8, 2014
Join us at The Irvin Mayfield Jazz Playhouse at the Royal Sonesta Hotel for… more

Mark of the Feminine

Sep 1 - Oct 4, 2014
Curator Regine Basha's Mark of the Feminine is the first in a series of… more

Preservation Jazz…

Sep 1 - 1, 2014
Live New Orleans Jazz nightly! more

Southern Decadence…

Sep 1 - 1, 2014
Southern Decadence started forty one years ago as a simple going-away… more

Hidden Treasures:…

Sep 2 - 2, 2014
Join Friends of the Cabildo as the Louisiana State Museum's impressive… more

Irvin Mayfield's Jazz…

Sep 2 - 2, 2014
Join us at The Irvin Mayfield Jazz Playhouse at the Royal Sonesta Hotel for… more

Kinder Garden:…

Sep 2 - 30, 2014
Play, learn and grow in this hands-on introduction to the world of gardens for… more

Kinder Garden:…

Sep 2 - 30, 2014
Play, learn and grow in this hands-on introduction to the world of gardens for… more

Maple Leaf Bar…

Sep 2 - 30, 2014
Join us for live entertainment featuring the Grammy Award winning ReBirth Brass… more

Standing in the…

Sep 2 - Nov 25, 2014
"Standing in the Shadows (No More)" is a series of narrative quilting… more

Funk Monkey featuring…

Sep 3 - 24, 2014
Join us for Funk Monkey featuring members of Bonerama. more

Grammy Award-winning…

Sep 3 - 24, 2014
Join us at The Irvin Mayfield Jazz Playhouse at the Royal Sonesta Hotel for… more

Irvin Mayfield's Jazz…

Sep 3 - 24, 2014
Join us at The Irvin Mayfield Jazz Playhouse at the Royal Sonesta Hotel for… more

Lunchbox Lecture -…

Sep 3 - 3, 2014
History remembers the American, British and Polish Paratroopers who jumped into… more

The Royal Sonesta's…

Sep 3 - 3, 2014
The Royal Sonesta New Orleans presents the September Round Table Luncheon… more

We Live to Eat Kick…

Sep 3 - 3, 2014
For the first time, this event is open-to-the-public and attendees will be able… more

White Glove Wednesdays

Sep 3 - 3, 2014
It's one thing to read on an exhibit label that an infantryman's pack in World… more

Irvin Mayfield's Jazz…

Sep 4 - 25, 2014
Join us at The Irvin Mayfield Jazz Playhouse at the Royal Sonesta Hotel for… more

Irvin Mayfield's Jazz…

Sep 4 - 25, 2014
Join us at The Irvin Mayfield Jazz Playhouse at the Royal Sonesta Hotel for… more

Groovesect Labor Day…

Sep 1 - 1, 2014
Join us for the  Groovesect Labor Day Cookout! more

Southwest Airlines Pumps Up Schedule for Spring and Summer Travel

Dallas, Feb. 23, 2006 -- Southwest Airlines (NYSE:LUV) announced today the addition of 15 new flights in 15 city-pairs across the nation, six of which will serve New Orleans.  The new flights will be added in four installments. 

"Southwest Airlines customers are traveling at record rates, and they're asking for more flights,"  said Kevin Krone, Southwest Airlines vice president of marketing, sales and distribution.  "We're pumping up our service to get ready for spring and summer travel."

Additional New Orleans service breaks down as follows:
Beginning June 10, 2006:
- one new daily nonstop roundtrip between New Orleans and Ft. Lauderdale/Hollywood;
- one new daily nonstop roundtrip between New Orleans and Phoenix;
- one new daily nonstop roundtrip between New Orleans and Las Vegas;
- one new daily nonstop roundtrip between New Orleans and Baltimore/Washington;
- one new daily nonstop roundtrip between New Orleans and Houston Hobby (for a total of 9 daily).

"Our customers' demand for travel to and from New Orleans is strong, and we are pleased to support New Orleans by adding these flights," Krone said.  "With the addition of these 6 New Orleans flights, Southwest Airlines will offer 24 daily nonstop flights from New Orleans to 10 cities, including Chicago Midway, Dallas Love Field, Baltimore/Washington, Ft. Lauderdale/Hollywood, Houston Hobby, Las Vegas, Nashville, Orlando, Phoenix and Tampa Bay."

For more information, visit www.southwestairlines.com or www.flymsy.com or contact:

Michelle C. Duffourc
Public Relations Manager
Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport
504-464-3547
504-465-2303 FAX