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“Awash with Color:…

May 1 - 21, 2016
Join us at the Historic New Orleans Collection for the new exhibition… more

Backbeat Jazzfest…

May 1 - 1, 2016
Join us for Funky But Better. more

Backbeat Jazzfest…

May 1 - 1, 2016
Join us for Mia Borders and Colin Lake. more

BB King's Blues Club…

May 1 - 1, 2016
Join us at the BB King's Blues Club New Orleans for BB King Tribute Band more

BB King's Blues Club…

May 1 - 1, 2016
Join us at the BB King's Blues Club New Orleans for Jason D. more

BB King's Blues Club…

May 1 - 1, 2016
Join us at the BB King's Blues Club New Orleans for Keith Stone Band. more

BB King's Blues Club…

May 1 - 1, 2016
Join us at the BB King's Blues Club New Orleans for Marc Stone Band. more

BB King's Blues Club…

May 1 - 1, 2016
Join us at the BB King's Blues Club New Orleans for Roddy Romero & The Hub… more

City Park Presents -…

May 1 - 1, 2016
Join us in the New Orleans Botanical Garden in New Orleans City Park for City… more

DISNEY ON ICE…

May 1 - 1, 2016
The celebration of the century comes alive in Disney On Ice celebrates 100… more

Disney on Ice: 100…

May 1 - 1, 2016
Disney On Ice celebrates 100 Years of Magic! The monumental ice skating… more

Irvin Mayfield & The…

May 1 - 1, 2016
Close out your festival weekend with House of Blues New Orleans for Irvin… more

Irvin Mayfield and…

May 1 - 1, 2016
Grammy Award Winning Irvin Mayfield and the New Orleans Jazz Orchestra perform… more

Irvin Mayfield Jazz…

May 1 - 1, 2016
Join us at The Irvin Mayfield Jazz Playhouse at the Royal Sonesta Hotel for… more

Mama's Music

May 01, 2016 - Jan 10, 2026
In Big Mama's Lounge. 21+ with valid photo I.D. 7-string guitarist Justin… more

New Orleans Jazz &…

May 1 - 1, 2016
Jazz Fest is the celebration of the unique culture and heritage of New Orleans… more

New Orleans Photo…

May 1 - 29, 2016
The New Orleans Photo Alliance (NOPA), is proud to be the first venue to … more

PONDEROSA STOMP…

May 1 - 1, 2016
Kick off the day with Awakenings presented by Stumptown Coffee Roasters and… more

SOUTH LOUISIANA SWAMP…

May 1 - 1, 2016
A rich gumbo of So. LA talent takes over Three Keys with Keith Frank and the… more

The Historic New…

May 1 - 7, 2016
In commemoration of the 100th anniversary of World War I, The Historic New… more

“Awash with Color:…

May 1 - 21, 2016
Join us at the Historic New Orleans Collection for the new exhibition… 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