Spirit Airlines, the ultra-low cost airline of the Americas, will launch new nonstop service from Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (MSY) to Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) from April 14, 2016. This new daily flight will depart New Orleans at 7:30 a.m. and arrive in Atlanta at 9:57 a.m. Flights will depart Atlanta at 2:40 p.m. and arrive in New Orleans at 3:14 p.m. All times are local.
"We are extremely excited to announce we're expanding our low-fare nonstop service from Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL),” said Mark Kopczak, Spirit Airlines' Vice President of Network Planning. "Spirit's super low Bare Fares™, with Frill Control™ allow customers to choose only those extras they want to pay for and gives them the most control over their travel budget. By saving on air travel, our customers will have more money left over for when they get to their destination.”
"Atlanta is a popular market for our region, and Spirit's launch of new service will provide a new low cost travel option for our community,” stated New Orleans Councilman Jared Brossett, Chair of the Transportation and Aviation Committee.
"With today's announcement, Spirit Airlines will operate eight daily flights from New Orleans,” said Iftikhar Ahmad, Director of Aviation for Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport. "They began with one daily flight back in 2013, and their ultra-low fares continue to stimulate new travel to and from our region.”