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15th Annual Satchmo…

Aug 2 - 2, 2015
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Anthony Bean…

Aug 2 - 2, 2015
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Ashe Cultural Arts…

Aug 2 - Oct 4, 2015
Join us for Ashe to Amen: the Enduring Spirituality of People of African… more

Ashe Cultural Arts…

Aug 2 - Oct 4, 2015
Join us for Ashe to Amen: the Enduring Spirituality of People of African… more

Ashe Cultural Arts…

Aug 2 - 2, 2015
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COOLinary New Orleans…

Aug 2 - 31, 2015
It is going to be a delicious summer!  During the month of August, enjoy… more

Louisiana SPCA’s…

Aug 2 - 31, 2015
In memory of the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, the Louisiana SPCA is… more

New Orleans Museum of…

Aug 2 - Sep 7, 2015
Ten Years Gone brings together six artists whose work engages with the broad… more

Off-site Pet…

Aug 2 - 2, 2015
Off-site Pet Adoption, sponsored by the Louisiana SPCA, will be held in the… more

The Historic New…

Aug 2 - 2, 2015
One of the premier decorative arts events in the country, the four-day program… more

The Sweat Social…

Aug 2 - Dec 20, 2015
Designed for wellness travelers visiting New Orleans, the Sweat Social offers… more

American Recovery…

Aug 6 - 8, 2015
The American Recovery Association (ARA) and Harding Brooks Associates, LLC… more

Langlois Girls Night…

Aug 6 - Sep 3, 2015
Bring your friends to Langlois on Thursdays or Fridays this summer for girls'… more

Yappy Hour in the…

Aug 6 - 27, 2015
Join us for  Yappy Hour in the Courtyard at Rare Form, to benefit the… more

Chef's Taste Challenge

Aug 7 - 7, 2015
The Farm to Table Chefs Taste Challenge (CTC), scheduled for August 7, 2015 at… more

Dirty Linen Night

Aug 8 - 8, 2015
Not to be outdone by White Linen Night, Royal Street merchants decided to… more

Off-site Pet…

Aug 8 - 8, 2015
Off-site Pet Adoption, sponsored by the Louisiana SPCA, will be held at… more

Opening Reception -…

Aug 8 - 8, 2015
Join us for the opening reception  at The Foundation Gallery for the… more

Red Dress Run 2015

Aug 8 - 8, 2015
The Annual Red Dress Run through the French Quarter and downtown New Orleans is… more

Saturday Farmers…

Aug 8 - Dec 26, 2015
We are excited to announce the Saturday Farmers Market at the French Market!… more

15th Annual Satchmo…

Aug 2 - 2, 2015
Celebrate our native son, Louis "Satchmo" Armstrong, at this free… more

Armstrong International Secures “Fastest Growing Airport” Award

 

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Armstrong International Secures "Fastest Growing Airport" Award

anna.areo recognizes New Orleans "colossal" growth

(NEW ORLEANS, LA) - Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport has received an award as the Fastest Growing Airport at the 4th Annual US Annie Award.  The award, present by anna.aero, is made annually to airports that have made remarkable air service achievements.   Armstrong International won in the category of Fastest Growing Airport with between 5 million and 10 million passengers for its colossal air service growth of 7.1% in 2013.

 

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"We are pleased to be recognized for this award. The ambiance of New Orleans continues to be a major draw for tourists, conventioneers and business travelers from around the world as evidenced by our amazing air service growth in 2013," said New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu.

 

"Every special award that Armstrong International Airport receives is a reflection of the hard work that the New Orleans Aviation Board and staff performs to give our community the Airport they expect and deserve," said New Orleans Aviation Board (NOAB) Chairwoman Cheryl Teamer.

 

"The importance of this award is that it highlights the renaissance New Orleans has been going through," said Director of Aviation Iftikhar Ahmad. "We continue to focus on air service, not only maintaining our present service but growing the service with new airlines and new routes. Our latest achievements have been the arrival of Alaska Airlines with direct service to Seattle that begins in June 2014, a direct flight to San Diego via Southwest Airlines beginning in April and the return of vacationexpress.com with their seasonal non-stop service to Cancun, Mexico and new service to Montego Bay, Jamaica."

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