posted on Sep, 2 2005 @ 01:50 PM
The New Orleans Louis Armstrong International Airport has reopened for humanitarian flights donated by several carriers who will be transporting
refugees to a Texas military base. The airlines offering to help are Alaska Airlines, America West, American Airlines, ATA, Continental, Delta Air
Lines, Jet Blue, Northwest, Southwest, United, US Airways and Air Canada. Some cargo carriers such as Federal Express have also offered help.
WASHINGTON -- Relief flights donated by airlines began to fly into Louis Armstrong International Airport in New Orleans at a rate of about four an
hour, beginning midday Friday.
Transportation Department spokesman Greg Martin said the planes will be bringing in supplies and leaving with people. Most of the flights will take
refugees to Lackland Air Force Base in Texas.
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It's nice to see such corporations stepping up to the plate and offering their services to these natural disaster victims, even as their own
businesses have been hurt by this disaster.