The cheapest times to fly from MSY to ATQ are

  • January 15th to May 20th (except the weeks of April 9th, April 16th, and May 7th)
  • July 2nd to July 22nd
  • September 3rd to October 21st

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 MSY to ATQ is late January and early February. Prices can be as high as $3421 for Saturday flights during mid December, or as low as $945 for Tuesday flights around late January and early February.


When to Fly to Amritsar

Flying from New Orleans, LA (MSY) to Amritsar (ATQ) will usually cost between $1177 to $2046 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January and early February with an average ticket price of $1240. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $2339. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1099 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1501 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MSY to ATQ flight.

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

MSY to ATQ Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MSY to ATQ flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from New Orleans. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.12, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Amritsar, and Sundays are the most expensive days to return to New Orleans. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $163 (10%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1408. Return trip prices are from the ATQ to MSY 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 MSY to ATQ can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 15 hour 29 minutes may not be realistic.


Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is not usually a nonstop flight from MSY to ATQ while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Allama Iqbal International Airport (LHE) in Lahore

  • 27 miles (43 km) away from ATQ
  • Usually 8.13% less expensive than ATQ
  • 2-layover flights available

See MSY to LHE flights


Flight Hacking MSY to ATQ

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 MSY to ATQ — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Delhi (MSY > DEL > ATQ)

  • Price for both tickets: $1057
  • Average savings: $445 (29.61%)

See MSY to DEL flights

Hack #2: Mumbai (MSY > BOM > ATQ)

  • Price for both tickets: $1101
  • Average savings: $400 (26.65%)

See MSY to BOM flights

Hack #3: Newark, NJ (MSY > EWR > ATQ)

  • Price for both tickets: $1181
  • Average savings: $320 (21.32%)

See MSY to EWR flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 14 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air India, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, Lufthansa, Qatar Airways, SAS, Singapore Airlines, Turkish Airlines, United, Vistara, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 8061 miles or 12973 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MSY to ATQ flight is about 15 hour 29 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 19 available flights from MSY to ATQ.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

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

Return Airport

Destination code ATQ
Destination airport name Amritsar International Airport
City Amritsar
Country India
Latitude 31.7
Longitude 74.8


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