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Non-stop flight to New Orleans proving to be popular with travelers

Glo Airlines announced its new flight from Huntsville to New Orleans earlier in the year. (Source: WAFF) Glo Airlines announced its new flight from Huntsville to New Orleans earlier in the year. (Source: WAFF)
HUNTSVILLE, AL (WAFF) -

Huntsville's only direct flight to New Orleans will hit the runway for the time Friday, September 30.

However, officials at Huntsville's International Airport said people who plan on flying need to act fast. That's because seats are quickly filling up for the flight.

Tickets for the first flight, which is set to take off at 3:15 p.m., are completely sold out, going to New Orleans and flying back to Huntsville.

Th flight is with a new airline called, Glo Airlines. The airline will fly in and out of Huntsville on every Sunday, Wednesday, and Friday.

Right now ticket prices run about $149 each way.

Airport officials said this new route is a great tool to attract new fliers and bring in more business.

"Air travel is a vital part of the infrastructure of any community. It's important to businesses so they can get to and from the places they need, leisure travelers to get out of town for some fun as well as for people to go see friends and family,” explained Barbie Peek, with Huntsville International Airport.

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