Choice Aire to begin New Orleans, Honduras non-stop service

NEW ORLEANS (AP) " Choice Aire will begin year-round, non-stop service from New Orleans to San Pedro Sula, Honduras, beginning in mid-December.

Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport says the new flight will begin Dec. 17. Acting Director of Aviation Walter Krygowski says the addition gives the airport non-stop service to seven international destinations.

Choice Aire, operated by XTRA Airways, will use a 150-seat Boeing 737-400 for the approximately three-hour flight. Round-trip fares start at $499 and include one free carry-on and one free checked bag, as well as a snack and beverage during the flight.

Choice Aire, which currently offers flights from San Pedro Sula to Miami, is a public charter company headquartered in Miami.

Mayor Mitch Landrieu says the flight will improve connections between businesses in both New Orleans and Latin America.

This story has been automatically published from the Associated Press wire which uses US spellings

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