For travel over Labor Day Weekend, fly from Washington DC-National to New Orleans for $256 roundtrip on American Airlines.
I found seats departing Washington DC DCA on Saturday, August 31, returning from New Orleans MSY on Tuesday morning September 3, 2019.
Flights from New Orleans to Washington DC are slightly cheaper for these dates.
This fare includes a carry-on bag plus one small personal item. A checked bag costs $30 each way.
Seats will be assigned at random upon check-in for this price. You may pay a fee to choose a specific seat.
American's standard Economy fare is $70 more, or $326 roundtrip, for these dates. This includes a full-size carry-on bag, standard advanced seat selection, and allows ticket changes/upgrades for a fee. First checked bag fee is the same $30 each way.
United is also offering this fare from Washington-Dulles for $239 roundtrip on the same dates.
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