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Upcoming Events

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ESSENCE Music Festival

Jul 5 - 5, 2015
The ultimate party weekend is highlighted by performances from a variety of… more

NASA Week to Blast…

Jul 5 - 5, 2015
Audubon Aquarium of the Americas will host a week of space exploration… more

New Orleans Museum of…

Jul 5 - Sep 7, 2015
Ten Years Gone brings together six artists whose work engages with the broad… more

Red, White, and…

Jul 5 - 5, 2015
In a most unusual salute to Independence Day, Audubon Butterfly Garden and… more

Tai Chi/Chi Kung

Jul 6 - 6, 2015
NOMA, in collaboration with the East Jefferson Wellness Center offers wellness… more

LIVE BAND KARAOKE…

Jul 7 - 28, 2015
Rock out on stage with Mixed Nuts as your band! All ages and free each Tuesday… more

Lydia's Purple Cloth…

Jul 7 - 28, 2015
Quilting continues! We're excited to have more time to work on creations… more

Octavia Art Gallery -…

Jul 7 - 25, 2015
This summer, Octavia Art Gallery is pleased to present new works by Cuban based… more

Ogden Museum Book…

Jul 7 - 7, 2015
Join us at the Book Club for  Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale… more

Purchased Lives: New…

Jul 7 - 18, 2015
The Historic New Orleans Collection's newest exhibition, "Purchased… more

The Sweat Social…

Jul 7 - Dec 20, 2015
Designed for wellness travelers visiting New Orleans, the Sweat Social offers… more

Gambit’s 2015…

Jul 8 - 8, 2015
Gambit's 2015 Emerging Chefs Challenge recognizes the next generation of… more

2015 Francisco…

Jul 9 - 9, 2015
The Historic New Orleans Collection's 2015 Francisco Bouligny Lecture will… more

Langlois Girls Night…

Jul 9 - Sep 3, 2015
Bring your friends to Langlois on Thursdays or Fridays this summer for girls'… more

LIVE IMPROV WITH NOLA…

Jul 9 - 30, 2015
Improv Comedy with NOLA ComedySportz is great for all ages. The audience of a… more

San Fermin in Nueva…

Jul 9 - 12, 2015
The 9th Annual Running of the Bulls at San Fermin in Nueva Orleans (SFNO) is… more

Yappy Hour in the…

Jul 9 - 30, 2015
Join us for  Yappy Hour in the Courtyard at Rare Form, to benefit the… more

Friday Nights at NOMA

Jul 10 - 10, 2015
Every Friday evening, come to the museum for activities and entertainment.… more

Smoothie King Center…

Jul 10 - 11, 2015
Garth Brooks is bringing his World Tour with Trisha Yearwood to the Smoothie… more

Toast & Tiki Tails

Jul 10 - 10, 2015
Toasts & Tiki-Tails" will be held at the NO Fleas Market  during… more

ESSENCE Music Festival

Jul 5 - 5, 2015
The ultimate party weekend is highlighted by performances from a variety of… 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