“New Orleans is going through a renaissance,” says Iftikhar Ahmad, the director of aviation at Louis Armstrong International Airport. From economic expansion to a celebratory attitude every single day, New Orleans “adds to your quality of life in a way not a lot of cities can do,” he says. It’s no wonder then that about 65 percent of passengers on any given flight into Louis Armstrong are visitors – they want a glimpse of New Orleans!

The airport connects this community to the rest of the world, which is why NEW ORLEANS WILL Fly MSY. Check out our interview with Iftikhar Ahmad below!