NEWORLEANS- Southwest Airlines will add a pair of daily flights to Washington, D.C.'s Reagan National Airport from New Orleans, the airline announced Monday.

The flights, which will begin on August 10, will depart Armstrong International daily at 7:40 a.m. and 2:55 p.m., arriving in the nation's capital at 11:05 a.m. and 6:25 p.m. respectively.

Flights from Reagan to Armstrong will leave DC at 9 a.m. and 6:05 p.m. and arrive in New Orleans at 12:05 p.m. and 7:45 p.m.

'This service to Washington National by Southwest will offer our community another option in reaching our nation's capital, whether for business or pleasure,' said New Orleans Aviation Board Chairwoman Cheryl Teamer.

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