Attendees flying into New Orleans for the Annual Meeting will fly into Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (MSY).

New this year! AAM is pleased to provided discounted airfare for our attendees. Please see below for information and instructions:

Delta Airlines

  • Meeting Event Code: NY2JK
  • Travel Dates: May 14 – 27, 2019
  • Origin: Any Delta Air Lines city
  • Destination: Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (MSY)
  • Flights can be booked via Delta’s Website or by calling the Delta Meeting Network® at 1.800.328.1111* Monday–Friday, 7:00 a.m. – 7:30 p.m. (CT). When booking by phone, refer to the Meeting Event Code above.

*Please note there is not a service fee for reservations booked and ticketed via the reservation 800 number.

American Airlines

  • Authorization Code: 7459BZ
  • Discount: 10% off published fares (excluding basic economy and non-discountable fares)
  • Travel Dates: May 12 – 28, 2019
  • Origin: Various
  • Destination: Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (MSY)
  • Flights can be booked via American Airlines’ Website or by calling the American Airlines Meeting Services Desk at 1.800.433.1790*. When booking by phone, refer to the Authorization Code above.

*A Service Charge, which is subject to change, may apply with ticketing via phone.

Traveling from Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport:

Discounted Airport Shuttle!
Shuttle service is available from the airport to the Convention Center and various hotels in New Orleans for a discounted rate or $20.00 (per person, one-way) or $40.00 (per person, round-trip). Sign up here! The discount only applies when using this link and reservations must be made at least 24 hours prior to your flight arrival time. Those needing Wheelchair-Accessible Service should call 1-866-596-2699 for assistance.

Taxicab booths are located on the first level of the Terminal outside of Baggage Claim Belts 1 and 14. Passengers must wait in line at one of these booths for taxi service.

Taxi rides cost $36.00 for up to two (2) passengers from the airport to the Central Business District (CBD), where the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center is located. For three (3) or more passengers, the fare will be $15.00 per passenger. Taxis are required accept credit card payments.

Public Transportation:
Public mass transportation from the airport to downtown New Orleans is now easier than ever. Today, the Jefferson Transit Authority (JET) and the Regional Transportation Authority (RTA) provide nine (9) daily departures to downtown New Orleans. Both utilize the bus stop located on the outer lanes of the second floor, outside the Concourse C Lobby Information Booth.

The Airport-Downtown Express (E2) Bus operated by JET is $2.00. The fare boxes will accept $1, $5, $10, $20 dollar bills and all U.S. coins. The Airport-Downtown Express (E2) provides service from the Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport in Kenner, down Airline Drive into New Orleans, which takes approximately fifty (50) minutes. For more information on public transit in the area, visit the Jefferson Transit website,

The Regional Transit Authority (RTA) provides the Airport Express (202) Bus with service to and from the Airport into New Orleans. Pick up locations for the Airport Express (202) Bus in New Orleans can be found at Elk Place at Cleveland and the Union Passenger Terminal Bus Bay 2 with transport to the Departures Level at the Airport Terminal and select trips to the new terminal construction site. The fare for this route is $1.50. For bus schedule information, pick up locations, and route information, please click here.

Ride Share Services:
Uber and Lyft offers transportation services from the Airport. Passengers can meet their app-based ride service outside of the Ground Transportation Center located on the first floor of the Short-Term Parking Garage by crossing the pedestrian crosswalk located outside of Baggage Claim 6.

UberX estimated fare from MSY to Ernest N. Morial Convention Center: $34.35
Lyft estimated fare from MSY to Ernest N. Morial Convention Center: $32 – $36

Click here for detailed instructions for Uber.
Click here for detailed instructions for Lyft.

Car Rental:
The Consolidated Rental Car Facility (CONRAC) is located a short walk away from the main terminal. Passengers should exit the Baggage Claim area (first level) near Belts 12-14 and continue to the right down a covered walkway to the CONRAC. Nine (9) rental car companies currently operate at the airport. For contact information for these companies, please visit our Rental Information page.

Airport Parking

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