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Las Vegas, Denver considered for nonstop China flights

Aviation expert Mike Boyd is betting that Las Vegas has nonstop flights to and from China within three years. Boyd, president and CEO of Boyd Group International, told a group gathered for the 20th annual International Aviation Forecast Summit on Saturday that Denver and Las Vegas are the two leading candidates for nonstop flights based on growing travel demand from middle-class Chinese citizens that have the means and desire to travel abroad.

Las Vegas Metro Chamber selects executive vice president

Jerry Carnahan, former president and CEO of Farmers New World Life, a leading U.S.-based life insurance provider, has been appointed executive vice president of the Las Vegas Metro Chamber, the largest business organization in Nevada. Carnahan will also serve as executive director of the Las Vegas Metro Chamber Foundation, a 501(c) 3 organization dedicated to community leadership, workforce and education initiatives.