Question : Best case scenario, how quickly can someone get to MSY from MCO?
Answer : If you're able to take the quickest direct flight (which is offered by Southwest Airlines), you can leave MCO at 5:05 PM EST and get to MSY at 5:55 PM CST (50 minutes). Remember, there is a one-hour time change.
Question : Is this route your best bet for getting to New Orleans with minimal delays?
Answer : The best way to measure a flight's promptness combines both on-time percentage and total delay minutes. MCO to MSY currently has 3.2 stars out of 5, an average rating at best.
Question : Which airline can you expect delays with on this route?
Answer : Flights on Delta Air Lines to New Orleans from Orlando during the last month were delayed 50% of the time. If you should choose this airline, be sure to track the flight status to stay on top of the departure time.
Question : If having the most departure times is important to you, are there particular days that offer more options than others?
Answer : When you're flying from MCO to MSY, the days with the most flight times are Sunday and Tuesday, with 16 different options. Note that Wednesday and Friday offer the least number of options with nine flight times.
Question : In the next four weeks, what day should you book your trip?
Answer : January 24th offers bookings (as of January 16th) that are 39% below the average price for this route. Saving on booking fees means you'll have more money in hand for the trip.