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New carriers offering low-cost flights, nonstop regional flights signal room for growth at New Orleans airport

Within days of a new charter operator launching regional Gulf Coast flights from Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport, a […]

12/7/2015 | Read Story »

Water, water everywhere in New Orleans. How can we manage it?: Robin Barnes

Robin Barnes is executive vice president and chief operating officer for Greater New Orleans Inc. As we switch out hurricane […]

12/7/2015 | Read Story »

John Bel Edwards announces transition team for economic development issues: Read the list of names

Louisiana Gov.-elect John Bel Edwards continues to roll out the names of his closest advisers on key issues as he […]

12/4/2015 | Read Story »

Katrina helped usher in an acceptance and use of green infrastructure

One sign that Prisca Weems represents something new and surprising in New Orleans is her never-before-seen title in city government: […]

12/2/2015 | Read Story »

How Video Games Are Helping New Orleans Rebuild

A decade after Katrina, the Crescent City has turned to video game developers for new growth. New Orleans is celebrating […]

11/23/2015 | Read Story »

New Orleans launches program to recruit startups

As New Orleans becomes a hotbed for entrepreneurs, the city is pushing further to lure startups from outside areas. Officials […]

11/23/2015 | Read Story »

Elevating La. 1 is a good use of coastal revenue sharing: A letter to the editor

The recent decision by the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) to fund the elevation of Louisiana 1 out of […]

11/16/2015 | Read Story »

Efforts continue to woo nonstop international flights to New Orleans

A group of economic development organizations in Baton Rouge and New Orleans is lobbying Air France to bring nonstop air […]

11/10/2015 | Read Story »