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From mainland USA, Europe, Latin America and beyond: There are hundreds of scheduled weekly flights, including non-stop and direct flights, from mainland USA to the Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport.

Airlines that fly to New Orleans, LA include Air Tran, Delta, US Airways, Spirit, JetBlue, US Airways, American, United Airlines, and Continental Airlines.

From Europe: There are numerous weekly flights from Barcelona, London, and Madrid on Delta, Air Canada, Air France, KLM Royal Dutch, British Airways, and US Airways.

From South America: There are several flights from various cities in South America to New Orleans.

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Visa Information

The information provided here is intended to assist participants who need to obtain a visa to attend the conference and is not an official invitation to cover fees and/or any other expenses or financial support for obtaining a visa. CIES cannot be held responsible for travelers that do not confirm their visa requirements or obtain it. We strongly advise non-U.S. citizens, who need visas to start the application process as early as possible. Below, please find some recommended links:

The best source for the specifics on the visa process in a particular geographic region is the US embassy or consulate in that locale, as the decision-making authority for any visa application lies solely with the consular officer abroad. You may find the appropriate embassy's or consulate's website via the following site: http://travel.state.gov/visa/embassy/embassy_4825.html

Department of State's website at: http://travel.state.gov/visa/visa_1750.html.

This site also provides additional information on procedures, including how to schedule an interview appointment, pay fees, and much more.

Local Information


The city of New Orleans and the surrounding southwest will be in bloom during our conference: with the average high temperature of 71 °F and a low of 52°F. The average rainfall in March is 5.2 inches. Current weather information can be found here.

Local Attractions

The city of New Orleans tells tales about the rich history, culture, and traditions of several centuries combined together. For more information about this fabulous city, please visit the following page: http://www.neworleanscvb.com/cies/
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