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See New Orleans from a different altitude!

New Orleans Aerial Tours & Flight Training is proud to be located in one of the most unique, authentic, and mysterious cities in the US, New Orleans. It is our desire to capture the heart and soul of the city that we call home from the sky. In the city shaped like a crescent, it gets tricky finding your way around. Let us put it all in perspective for you. From the bayou to the Dome, from the river to the lake, from the cemeteries to the mouth of the river, from the Quarter to the Spanish Plaza, you can capture it all in one flight. Come see your favorite local landmarks, neighborhoods, and other cultural gems from different altitude!


Advance purchase required. Tours sell out quickly! If you're not trying to redeem a previous purchase, but would like to purchase one of the tours on this page directly, please select the Book Your Tour button for the option you prefer and follow the prompts.

* Cameras allowed and recommended. Get some of the most unbelievable pictures!

Tours are conducted seven days a week between 8:00 am and 5:00 pm. An additional fee of $100 applies to any request for a reservation after normal hours, except for the Big Easy Lights at Night. Fuel surcharge may apply.


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purchase terms & policies


We know you may have more questions, and we have answers! We are happy to answer any question if you contact us, but you may find the answers right here.

COVID-19 Procedures & Policies: Due to COVID-19, we have implemented some new procedures for everyone who comes to our office. Everyone is required to wear a mask and we will be checking temperatures and wellness at the door. Masks are available for purchase if you do not have one. If you have had COVID-19 symptoms within 14 days prior to your flight, you will not be able to fly and our standard rescheduling fees apply. The front door will be locked, and all guests will be seen by appointment only, and only the scheduled guests will be allowed in the office. Please call 504-241-9131 or 1-877-FLY NOLA when you arrive to be let in. We are also requiring all guests to have their own aviation headset, or to purchase a reusable mic cover. Unfortunately, that is the one part of the headset we are unable to sanitize, so we are requiring everyone to have their own. We are disinfecting all shared spaces of the office consistently, and are disinfecting the aircraft before each flight. Each passenger will be required to sign a waiver before the flight.

Services: All flights/tours/lessons are conducted in comfortable, airworthy airplanes; NOT helicopters. Aircraft is not wheelchair accessible. There is ONLY one helicopter option. To book a tour by helicopter, select the "Book Your Heli Tour" option.

Refunds & Exchanges: Refunds and exchanges are not permitted. All sales are final. Once purchased, tickets cannot be refunded because your space is being guaranteed at the event. In addition, when purchasing a flight as a gift or for another traveler, no refunds will be given under any circumstance.

Rescheduling: Unless otherwise stated in purchase, New Orleans Aerial Tours & Flight Training requires a 72 hour notice to reschedule without charge, within the limitation of third party purchase agreements when applicable. If we are not provided sufficient notice, client forfeits the full amount of their payment and/or voucher and any additional upgrades purchased. At the time of your order NOAT&FT removes the availability of tickets/planes from your chosen time from our inventory, reducing the number of flights available that day. While this allows our customers the benefit of a guaranteed experience it prevents us from overselling or reselling in the event that you do not attend your chosen flight time.

Late Arrival: There is a 10 minute grace period after your scheduled flight time. For late shows beyond 10 minutes, we cannot guarantee the full time reserved, and we reserve the right to reduce your flight by the time delayed.

Weather: The activity usually runs in light rain and other moderate weather conditions.In the event of a unique weather event, New Orleans Aerial Tours & Flight Training of New Orleans reserves the right to alter, modify, or reschedule any tours due to weather or unsafe conditions within two weeks of the original reservation. Refunds are not available if a flight must be rescheduled due to weather conditions. Ticket holders should have an alternate date/time in mind should weather pose an inconvenience.

Waiver: All participants are required to sign a liability waiver before taking the tour. If it is not signed prior to check-in, it will be required at check-in.

Safety/FAA Regulations: For activities that include alcoholic beverages, all participants must be age 21 or older with proper government-issued ID. New Orleans Aerial Tours & Flight Training of New Orleans reserves the right to deny boarding to and is prohibited by the FAA from allowing any person/persons that appear to be under the influence, incapacitated, or unfit to fly to board the aircraft. The pilot has responsibility to maintain safety of flight. If the pilot deems, he is being assaulted, intimidated, or interfered with, pilot has authority to return to airport and discontinue activity. Failure to abide by these policies will result in immediate forfeit of the full amount paid. Also per FAA regulations, all participants must wear a seat belt while in the aircraft and smoking is prohibited.

Identification: All participants are required to sign a liability waiver before taking the tour. If it is not signed prior to check-in, it will be required at check-in.

Contact us for more information, or for a custom tour designed to your exact needs

aerial tours

It's time for Sizzling Summer Savings! Get 15% off Take the Party to the Sky small group tours (4-5 passengers) with code BBQ21 or get $15 off/person on Big Easy or Lights at Night aerial tours (2-3 passengers) with code SIZZLE21. Terms & Conditions apply.

Must purchase and fly by 8/31/2021. Offers not valid on previous purchases or with any other discounts. Airplane weight limits for Big Easy/Lights at Night are 450 lbs combined, 300 lbs/seat, with a 2 passenger minimum/3 passenger maximum. Airplane weight limits for Take the Party to the Sky are 750 lbs combined, 300 lbs/seat, with a 4 passenger minimum/5 passenger maximum. Discounts do not apply toward add-ons. All standard terms and conditions apply. All sales are final, no refunds. To redeem the 15% off Take the Party to the Sky tours, use code BBQ21 at checkout. To redeem the $15 off per person on Big Easy or Lights at Night aerial tours, use code SIZZLE21 at checkout. Not valid on any other activities.

New Safety Procedures in Place for your Safety! See purchase terms & polices to the left on this page for details.


  • Big Easy Aerial Tour





    This is an exciting 30, 45, or 60 minute aerial tour of New Orleans by airplane. View the Mississippi River, the French Quarter, Superdome, and Port of New Orleans like you've never seen it before. Then fly out to the beautiful bayous of South Louisiana. Of, if you prefer our experienced and knowledgeable guides will customize your tour to see whatever you want! Minimum booking of 2 passengers required.

    Advance purchase required. Tours sell out quickly! Check availability and buy tickets.

  • Cork & Crescent Aerial Tour





    A sight unseen! Enjoy a 45 or 60 minute sightseeing flight by airplane and a basket with a bottle wine and cheese while soaring above the beautiful skies of New Orleans. Minimum booking of 2 passengers required.

    Advance purchase required. Tours sell out quickly! Check availability and buy tickets.

  • A Flight Named Desire


    Getting engaged, ready to propose? Your love is an adventure, your proposal should be too! Arrive to champagne and chocolate before being whisked away to your private carriage on the runway. Leave the world behind as your love takes flight when you and your sweetheart delight in the dazzling city lights where the colors sparkle like the diamond she doesn't know is coming. You've never experienced a romantic evening like this, give her a brag-worthy proposal story to last a lifetime.
    Our engagement package, A Flight Named Desire, is possibly the most memorable way to make a romantic gesture. We offer a solution for every budget. Choose from: Gold, Platinum, and Diamond. You choose the package, We make the magic, you pop the question.


    This package includes: 30, 45 or 60 minute daytime or after-hours tour for 2, pre-arranged flowers, premium champagne & chocolate or wine & cheese, and recommendations and a reservation at a top-rated restaurant.



    This package includes: 30, 45 or 60 minute daytime or after-hours tour for 2, pre-arranged flowers, premium champagne & chocolate or wine & cheese, recommendations and a reservation at a top-rated restaurant, and limo/SUV transportation services to flight & reservation.



    This package includes: 30, 45 or 60 minute daytime or after-hours tour for 2, pre-arranged flowers, premium champagne & chocolate or wine & cheese, recommendations & reservation at a top-rated restaurant, limo/SUV transportation services, & an on-site professional photographer.



  • Photo Flight - contact us for price


    To capture that perfect bird's eye view, you can rent one of our aircraft with one of our pilot's who is a local and is familiar with New Orleans and gulf south region. Minimum booking of 1 hour required.

  • Contact us for more information, or for a custom tour designed to your exact needs