Travel Information

Travel Information

Attendees are eligible for discounts to New Orleans by using approved discount codes (see below) from our official travel partners. Discount codes can be used with Direct Travel, your own travel agency, or with the airline directly.

Direct Travel

Direct Travel Management will assist in arranging your travel. When you book through them, agents can help with unforeseen circumstances (bad weather, flight cancellations, delays, etc.) and provide superior customer service. Direct Travel is familiar with our travel policies and can offer personalized service when you book with one of their agents.

Provide our organization name, American College of Chest Physicians; the name of the meeting, CHEST 2019; and your travel dates. A ticketing fee will apply.

Phone: +1 (855) 385-0363

United Airlines

Zcode: ZGFM
Agreement code: 291447
Valid travel dates: October 16-26, 2019
Phone: +1 (800) 426-1122

When booking online, select “All Search Options,” and enter your travel information. At the bottom of the page in the box labeled “Promotions & Certificates,” enter ZGFM291447 to obtain the discount.

Delta Airlines

Meeting Event Code: NMSZA
Valid travel dates: October 14-28, 2019
Phone: +1 (800) 328-1111

When booking online, enter Meeting Event Code NMSZA in the box on the search flight page. A ticketing charge will apply when booking by phone.

Travel From Airports


Estimated fare: $36 (one way)


Discounted shuttle rates are now available through Airport Shuttle New Orleans. Shared rides – one way: $20.00; round trip: $40.00. Please use the link below to arrange transportation at least 24 hours in advance of your arrival. Learn More »

RideShare Services

Approved rideshare services (or ride-hailing or ride-booking service companies) will meet customers on the outside of the Transportation Center, located on the first floor of the short-term parking garage.

Travel to Convention Center

Shuttle schedule (PDF)