See New Orleans from a different altitude!

Flight Academy is proud to be located in one of the most unique, authentic, and mysterious cities in the US, 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 different altitude!

Advance purchase required. Tours sell out quickly! If you're not trying to redeem a previous purchase, but would like to purchase one of the tours on this page directly, please complete and return the following form and agreement: Reservation Form | Agreement

* Cameras allowed and recommended. Get some of the most unbelievable pictures!

Tours are conducted seven days a week between 8:00 am and 5:00 pm. An additional fee of $50 applies to any request for a reservation after normal hours, except for the Big Easy Lights at Night. Fuel surcharge may apply.

feedback from our fans

Flight Academy of New Orleans

redeem your voucher

To all our Socialites & Grouponians, thank you for your support. We can't wait to take you to the skies over New Orleans, but first some minor details. Please fill out the forms linked below and send them back by email or fax with your best penmenship. Once your reservation request is received, we'll check availability and email a confirmation. Reservation Form | Agreement

Contact us for more information, or for a custom tour designed to your exact needs

aerial tours

Use code "BLACKFRIDAY" to get 20% off on purchases made Friday, November 25, 2016 from 12 am to midnight. Some restrictions apply.

  • Big Easy Aerial Tour

    This is an exciting 30, 45, or 60 minute aerial tour of New Orleans by airplane. View the Mississippi River, the French Quarter, Superdome, and Port of New Orleans like you've never seen it before. Then fly out to the beautiful bayous of South Louisiana. Of, if you prefer our experienced and knowledgeable guides will customize your tour to see whatever you want! Minimum booking of 2 passengers required.

    Advance purchase required. Tours sell out quickly! Check availability and buy tickets.

  • Cork & Crescent Aerial Tour

    A sight unseen! Enjoy a 45 or 60 minute sightseeing flight by airplane and a basket with a bottle wine and cheese while soaring above the beautiful skies of New Orleans. Minimum booking of 2 passengers required.

    Advance purchase required. Tours sell out quickly! Check availability and buy tickets.

  • A Flight Named Desire

    Getting engaged, ready to propose? Your love is an adventure, your proposal should be too! Arrive to champagne and chocolate before being whisked away to your private carriage on the runway. Leave the world behind as your love takes flight when you and your sweetheart delight in the dazzling city lights where the colors sparkle like the diamond she doesn't know is coming. Wait until you land and take a knee as your personal photographer captures the moment her eyes light up; or propose mid-air and catch her "YES" on our cockpit camera. You've never experienced a romantic evening like this, give her a brag-worthy proposal story to last a lifetime.
    Our engagement package, A Flight Named Desire, is possibly the most memorable way to make a romantic gesture. Package includes your choice of tour for two (daytime or after hours) by airplane, transporation services by limo or SUV, pre-arranged flowers, champagne or wine, and a professional photographer. We'll even connect you with a top of the line local jeweler if you haven't already picked the ring (ring excluded from pkg). We make the magic, you pop the question. $1550 for Package
    Every proposal is as unique as the couple and can be customized with whatever you can imagine, OR pull out all the stops with our engagement package, A Flight Named Desire. Contact us today to plan your magical moment. We have a solution for every budget.

  • Photo Flight - contact us for price

    To capture that perfect bird's eye view, you can rent one of our aircraft with one of our pilot's who is a local and is familiar with New Orleans and gulf south region. Minimum booking of 1 hour required.

  • Contact us for more information, or for a custom tour designed to your exact needs