The cheapest times to fly from KWI to MSY are

  • January 8th to March 25th (except the week of February 19th)
  • April 16th to May 13th
  • September 3rd to December 2nd (except the week of October 22nd)

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from KWI to MSY is early to mid September. Prices can be as high as $2109 for Saturday flights during early to mid August, or as low as $854 for Wednesday flights around early to mid September.


When to Fly to New Orleans

Flying from Kuwait (KWI) to New Orleans, LA (MSY) will usually cost between $1008 to $1494 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid September with an average ticket price of $905. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid August, with an average price of $1704. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $799 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1144 can be considered a good price for a round-trip KWI to MSY flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the KWI to MSY route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

KWI to MSY Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the KWI to MSY flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Kuwait City. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.09, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $148 (12%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1115. Return trip prices are from the MSY to KWI flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from KWI to MSY can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 14 hour 29 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking KWI to MSY

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from KWI to MSY — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Amsterdam (KWI > AMS > MSY)

  • Price for both tickets: $880
  • Average savings: $264 (23.09%)

See KWI to IST flights

Hack #2: Istanbul (KWI > IST > MSY)

  • Price for both tickets: $1017
  • Average savings: $127 (11.11%)

See KWI to AMS flights

Hack #3: New York, NY (KWI > JFK > MSY)

  • Price for both tickets: $1029
  • Average savings: $115 (10.06%)

See KWI to JFK flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from KWI to MSY? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 23 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air France, Alitalia, American, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, EgyptAir, Emirates, Ethiopian, Etihad, Finnair, Gulf Air, Iberia, JetBlue, KLM, Kuwait Airways, Lufthansa, Qatar Airways, Royal Jordanian, SWISS, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport to Kuwait International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 7505 miles or 12078 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from KWI to MSY?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop KWI to MSY flight is about 14 hour 29 minutes.

How many flights go between Kuwait and New Orleans, LA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 64 available flights from KWI to MSY.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code KWI
Origination airport name Kuwait International Airport
City Kuwait
Country Kuwait
Latitude 29.2
Longitude 48

Return Airport

Destination code MSY
Destination airport name Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport
City New Orleans, LA
Country the United States
Latitude 30
Longitude -90.3


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