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New Orleans, LA: Louis Armstrong New Orleans International (MSY)Scheduled Services except Freight/MailBTS Data as of 12/12/2018
Summary Data (U.S. Flights Only)Carrier Shares for September 2017 - August 2018
Passengers*2017**2018**%ChgRank***
Arrival5,754k6,328k9.98%37
Departure5,763k6,346k10.11%36
Scheduled Flights
Departures52,74255,9416.07%44
Freight/Mail (lb.) (Scheduled and Non-Scheduled)
Total109m117m7.56%64
Carriers
Scheduled2221-4.55%
* Scheduled enplaned revenue passengers.
** 12 months ending August of each year.
*** Among 791 U.S. airports, 12 months ending August 2018
CarrierPassengersShare
Southwest 4,62136.46%
Delta 1,99015.70%
American 1,62412.81%
United 1,41211.14%
Spirit 1,2519.87%
Other1,77614.01%
Based on enplaned passengers(000) both arriving and departing.
Total Passengers (U.S. Flights, in thousands)Top 10 Destination Airports (U.S. Only, Passengers (000))
*  Before October 2002, only carriers operating aircraft with more than 60 seats or 18,000 pounds in payload reported traffic data.
** 2018 represents data for September 2017 - August 2018.
Source: T-100 Domestic Market (US Carriers).
MSY vs. National Departure Delays (Major U.S. Carriers)MSY On-Time Performance Summary (Major U.S. Carriers Only)
A flight is considered delayed when it arrived or departed 15 or more minutes than the schedule. Delayed minutes are calculated from delayed flights only.
Domestic Flights, 2013-2018
% On Time201320142015201620172018*Rank**
Departure81%79%82%83%80%83%N/A
Arrival79%77%81%82%80%84%N/A
Avg Delay (min.)
Departure52.1356.8561.7260.9161.7758.57N/A
Arrival50.4352.5256.0055.0255.0948.19N/A
% Cancelled
Total0.76%1.47%0.99%0.81%1.44%1.00%N/A
Number of Flights (000)
Total43.340.542.543.546.912.3
Number of Reporting Carriers
Total131112101117
* October 2017 - September 2018 .
** Ranked only for major U.S. airports, October 2017 - September 2018.