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See New Orleans from a different altitude!

Flight Academy 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 complete and return the following form and agreement: Reservation Form | Agreement

You can also check availability and buy tickets for a New Orleans Aerial Tour online or call Zerve at (800) 979-3370. Check out our Calendar!

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

Tours are conducted seven days a week between 8:00 am and 5:15 pm. An additional fee of $50 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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To all our Socialites & Grouponians, thank you for your support. We can't wait to take you to the skies over New Orleans, but first some minor details. Please fill out the forms linked below and send them back by email or fax with your best penmenship. Once your reservation request is received, we'll check availability and email a confirmation. Reservation Form | Agreement

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

aerial tours


  • Big Easy Aerial Tour



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    This is an exciting 30, 45, or 60 minute aerial tour of New Orleans. 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.
    $115 per passenger/30 mins.
    $125 per passenger/45 mins.
    $135 per passenger/60 mins.

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

  • Wine and Cheese Flight



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    A sight unseen! Enjoy a 45 or 60 minute sightseeing flight and a bottle of Wine and a basket of Cheese while soaring above the purple sunset skies of New Orleans. Minimum booking of 2 passengers required.
    $142.50 per passenger/45 mins.
    $155 per passenger/60 mins.

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

  • Engagement/Proposal Flights


    Your love is exciting, 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. Wait until you land and take a knee as your personal photographer captures the moment her eyes light up; or propose mid-air and catch her "YES" on our cockpit camera. You've never experienced a romantic evening like this, give her a brag-worthy proposal story to last a lifetime.
    Every proposal is as unique as the couple and can be customized with whatever you can imagine. Contact us today to plan your magical moment.

  • 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

  • Love In The Air



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    Whether itís an anniversary, birthday, or just an excuse to rekindle the flame and spend some time together, New Orleans is the perfect place to celebrate the one you love. Let Cupid's Pilots take you on a 30, 45, or 60 minute romantic flight over the City of New Orleans with a toast of champagne and treat of chocolate for you and your sweetheart! This is a perfect gift for any romantic occasion. Minimum booking of 2 passengers required.
    $120 per passenger/30 mins.
    $130 per passenger/45 mins.
    $140 per passenger/60 mins.

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

  • Big Easy Lights at Night



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    Come watch the sun dance across the Mighty Mississippi and lights twinkle over the Crescent City! This tour is offered in 30, 45, or 60 minute durations between 5:45 pm and 9:00 pm. Add wine and cheese or champagne and chocolate to your flight to make the night even more special. Minimum booking of 2 passengers required.
    $140 per passenger/30 mins.
    $150 per passenger/45 mins.
    $160 per passenger/60 mins.

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

  • Group Tours - $460/30 mins.



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    Flight Academy strives to accommodate everyone's desires to experience flight. This tour includes refreshments for a group of 1-4 passengers with maximum weight limit 600 lbs. If you have a large group interested in sightseeing, please contact us to customize a package to meet your needs.
    $500 per group/45 mins.
    $540 per group/60 mins.

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