Visit the Big Easy
New Orleans is the kind of city that people should be warned about, and it's not because of the hurricanes. Rather, it's because New Orleans is an enchanting and magical city that you'll never want to leave. There are plenty of stories of people who arrived in New Orleans just for a visit, but they simply couldn't drag themselves away when it came time to leave. Find out for yourself what's so seductive about this city by booking your cheap flights to New Orleans on Expedia.com today.
New Orleans airports
Most New Orleans flights land at Louis Armstrong New Orleans Intl. Airport (MSY). Many people are confused as to why the IATA code for this airport is MSY; the reason for the code is because, in the past, this airport was known as Moisant Stock Yards. MSY is the busiest airport in Louisiana and the sixth busiest airport in the southeastern United States. Another airport located near New Orleans is Lakefront Airport (NEW), which was originally the main commercial airport for New Orleans.
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When to book your flights to New Orleans
If you want to attend Mardi Gras or the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival, make sure to book your tickets to New Orleans way ahead of time because these two events are extremely popular. If you're more interested in saving money on your New Orleans airfare than visiting during the most crowded times of the year, then consider booking your tickets during the low season of June through September. It does get very hot and humid during July and August, but if you're willing to brave the heat, you will be rewarded with amazing discounts. The dead of the winter is shoulder season in New Orleans; the winter is pretty mild, but the weather can be unpredictable sometimes. Christmas is usually high season in most cities, but in New Orleans, you'll find the Christmas season quiet and less crowded. High season is during February through May and October through November when the weather is at its best.