Question : Which airline is least likely to get you to OAK on time?
Answer : Delta Air Lines is late on 100% of flights from Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (MSY) to Metropolitan Oakland International Airport (OAK) at the moment. If you should choose this airline, be sure to track the flight status to stay on top of the departure time.
Question : What price range should you expect when booking from New Orleans (MSY) to Oakland (OAK)?
Answer : Prices for this trip tend to change less than other flights in the United States. They can range from $342 to $1,131. Remember, you can save by booking further in advance.
Question : What is the cheapest round-trip ticket you can get to Oakland?
Answer : Spirit Airlines is your best bet for finding that coveted low fare. They're offering fares as low as $342, while prices for other flights are as high as $1,131.
Question : In the next four weeks, what day should you book your trip?
Answer : May 10th has seen bookings (as of Apr 24th) as cheap as $342. That comes in 19% below the average price for this route. Saving on flight fares means you'll have more money in your hand for the trip.
Question : If speed is all that matters, how can you get from MSY to OAK as quickly as possible?
Answer : The fastest direct flight is four hours and 50 minutes via Southwest Airlines. If you catch the 2:00 PM CDT departure, you'll arrive at 4:50 PM PDT (remember, there is a time change of two hours).
Question : Is this route your best bet for getting to Oakland with minimal delays?
Answer : Using the combined on-time percentage and average delay breakdown, New Orleans to Oakland currently has a 3 out of a possible 5 star rating. A 3-star rating means you should feel slightly worried about getting to Oakland on time.
Question : Would you be willing to change your travel days if it saved you money?
Answer : For the month of May, Saturday is your cheapest day to fly. Flexibility is paramount when booking travel plans in order to keep travel costs down.