Choice Aire has announced it will begin offering nonstop flights from Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport to San Pedro Sula, Honduras, on Dec. 17, 2016. The flights will leave on Wednesdays and Saturdays from Louis Armstrong (MSY) to Ramón Villeda Morales International Airport (SAP). Choice Aire will utilize a 150-seat Boeing 737-400 for the approximately three-hour flight. The Boeing 737-400s feature 12 first-class seats and 138 standard class seats.
Greater New Orleans is home to the largest Honduran population outside of Honduras, and the Hispanic population in most GNO parishes has doubled since 2000.
Coming on the heels of the recent announcement by British Airways of direct, non-stop service between New Orleans and London, Louis Armstrong Airport now has seven international destinations:
- Cancun, Mexico
- Frankfurt, Germany
- London, England
- Panama City, Panama
- Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
- San Pedro Sula, Honduras
- Toronto, Canada
You can see a full MSY route map here.