The cheapest times to fly from MSY to PMO are

  • January 1st to May 20th (except the week of April 2nd)
  • October 22nd to December 9th (except the week of November 19th)

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 PMO is late January and early February. Prices can be as high as $2603 for Friday flights during mid December, or as low as $764 for Tuesday flights around late January and early February.


When to Fly to Palermo

Flying from New Orleans, LA (MSY) to Palermo (PMO) will usually cost between $855 to $2118 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 $890. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $2111. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1221 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1505 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MSY to PMO flight.

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

MSY to PMO Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MSY to PMO 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 $0.17, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to Palermo, and Sundays are the most expensive days to return to New Orleans. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $203 (13%) 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 $1317. Return trip prices are from the PMO 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 PMO can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 11 hour 5 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking MSY to PMO

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 PMO — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: New York, NY (MSY > JFK > PMO)

  • Price for both tickets: $933
  • Average savings: $573 (38.04%)

See MSY to JFK flights

Hack #2: London (MSY > LHR > PMO)

  • Price for both tickets: $997
  • Average savings: $509 (33.79%)

See MSY to LHR flights

Hack #3: Stuttgart (MSY > STR > PMO)

  • Price for both tickets: $1016
  • Average savings: $489 (32.49%)

See MSY to STR flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 18 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air France, Alitalia, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, China Airlines, Delta, Eurowings, Finnair, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, SAS, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5614 miles or 9035 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MSY to PMO flight is about 11 hour 5 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 13 available flights from MSY to PMO.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeMSY
Origination airport nameLouis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport
CityNew Orleans, LA
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

Destination codePMO
Destination airport namePalermo Airport


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