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Flight Academy of New Orleans

5701 Walter Beech St, New Orleans, LA 70126-8021
+1 504-241-9131
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USD 129.99*
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New Orleans VIP Sightseeing Flight Including Champagne and Chocolates or Wine...
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USD 114.99*
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New Orleans Sightseeing Flight
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USD 242.00*
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Fly a Plane in New Orleans: No Experience or License Required
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New Orleans By Air. Just Plane Fun! New Orleans Aerial Tours & Flight Training is proud to be located in one of the most unique, authentic, and mysterious cities in the U.S., New Orleans. It is our desire to capture the heart and soul of the city that we call home from the sky. In the city shaped like a crescent, it gets tricky finding your way around. Let us put it all in perspective for you. From the bayou to the Dome, from the river to the lake, from the cemeteries to the mouth of the river, from the Quarter to the Spanish Plaza, you can capture it all in one flight. Come see your favorite local landmarks, neighborhoods, and other cultural gems from the air!
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“flight lesson” (7 reviews)
“captain hook” (4 reviews)
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5701 Walter Beech St, New Orleans, LA 70126-8021
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Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

Thanks to Captain Philip and everyone at the Flight Academy of New Orleans - Aerial Tours for helping Wildrose Valentina earn her Aircraft Merit for the Wildrose Kennels Adventure Dog Certification Program. We had a fabulous time, and it was wonderful to see our glorious...More

Thank M P
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

We took the champagne & chocolates aerial tour to celebrate our 10 year wedding anniversary. All I can say is what a fantastic way to see the city! The pilot was friendly & informative & we certainly got to see some sights we otherwise wouldn't...More

Thank MrsO369
Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

I booked this for my dad for a Father's Day gift. He always had piloting a plane on his bucket list and the awesome staff at Flight Academy made that happen! They said in the beginning you can do as little or as much as...More

Thank Ryan P
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

What a memorable way to see the area. Cool way to see swampy areas without being close to gators or snakes. Seriously though... This is an awesome memory making adventure. The only thing different would be to consider a trip around sunset. It was pretty...More

1  Thank Donna W
Management response:Responded 6 June 2017

Our business is taking you on a memorable adventure! We're so glad you enjoyed your flight over the city and very much appreciate the lovely review. Make sure you come back and do the sunset tour if you're ever back in the city! :)

Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

I found this outlet by googling best things to do in NOLA. And it striked me as different, and interesting. Staff is super professional, and the pilot a great guide in addition to being a great pilot! We booked the 30 minutes flight which was...More

Thank ElenaQ_50
Management response:Responded 27 April 2017

Thank you for the lovely review! We truly appreciate you taking the time to write us a review and are glad you had a great experience! Come back and see us!

Reviewed 13 April 2017

I took my boyfriend on a birthday trip to New Orleans and wanted to give him an experience to remember! Aside from the usual visits to Cafe du Monde, the French Quarter, and some famous jazz spots, I decided to book us the "romance package"...More

Thank Barklie E
Management response:Responded 27 April 2017

Thank you for the lovely recommendation! We're so happy to give you a once in a lifetime experience, and I hope it was just as memorable for your boyfriend!

Reviewed 5 April 2017

The flight lesson was incredible! I was nervous at first but had nothing to worry about. The pilot, Captain Hook (awesome name), made me feel comfortable. His knowledge of the history of the city was great. Everyone in the office was friendly. I can't wait...More

1  Thank 43biancal
Management response:Responded 10 April 2017

Thank you, Bianca! We're so happy you had an amazing experience with us and truly appreciate you telling others about it. We hope to see you again some time soon!

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