The cheapest times to fly from MSY to KDV are

  • January 8th to April 29th (except the week of March 5th)
  • May 21st to June 3rd
  • August 27th to October 7th

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 KDV is late January and early February. Prices can be as high as $3253 for Monday flights during late December, or as low as $1451 for Tuesday flights around late January and early February.


When to Fly to Kadavu Island

Flying from New Orleans, LA (MSY) to Vunisea (KDV) will usually cost between $1469 to $2361 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 $1523. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $2632. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1109 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1837 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MSY to KDV flight.

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

MSY to KDV Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MSY to KDV flight is 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 $0.16, 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. Mondays are the most expensive days to fly to Kadavu Island, and Sundays are the most expensive days to return to New Orleans. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $389 (19%) 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 $1682. Return trip prices are from the KDV 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 KDV can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 13 hour 30 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 KDV while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Nadi International Airport (NAN) in Nadi

  • 101 miles (163 km) away from KDV
  • Usually 27.14% less expensive than KDV
  • 1-layover flights available

See MSY to NAN flights

Destination alternative #2: Nausori International Airport (SUV) in Suva

  • 75 miles (121 km) away from KDV
  • Usually 3.76% less expensive than KDV
  • 2-layover flights available

See MSY to SUV flights


Flight Hacking MSY to KDV

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 KDV — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Nadi (MSY > NAN > KDV)

  • Price for both tickets: $1476
  • Average savings: $361 (19.65%)

See MSY to NAN flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 6 major airlines flying this route most often: Air New Zealand, American, Delta, Fiji Airways, Qantas, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6957 miles or 11196 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MSY to KDV flight is about 13 hour 30 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 6 available flights from MSY to KDV.


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 KDV
Destination airport name Vunisea Airport
City Vunisea
Country Fiji
Latitude -19.1
Longitude 178.2


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