A wing apparently malfunctioned before an experimental aircraft crashed, killing a retired Air Force pilot from California during qualification heats of the Reno National Championship Air Races in Reno last week.
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McCarran International Airport will get $26 million in grant money over two years for a runway reconstruction project.
Allegiant Air is hoping for sky-high ratings but will settle for a lift in exposure with the Saturday debut of a television game show filmed aboard some of its flights.
RENO — A new kind of aircraft is competing for the first time at this week’s National Championship Air Races in Reno: drones.
Break out the party hats — 5,800 revelers are coming to Las Vegas from Mexico for the El Grito weekend and Mexican Independence Day.
At the height of this summer’s travel season, airline flights were more likely to arrive on time and less likely to be canceled than they were last year. The improvement in airline performance in July was a welcome break for travelers.
McCarran International Airport’s busiest commercial air carrier, Southwest Airlines, debuted a new branding strategy and unveiled a plane with a new paint scheme at its corporate headquarters Monday.
Airline executives open up about Las Vegas plans during industry event.
When the owners of a Philadelphia company flew an 11-pound octocopter with a 3-by-12-foot advertising banner on the Strip in front of The Mirage’s volcano in July, they violated FAA policy on unmanned aerial systems.
Nevada is one of six states selected to conduct tests on drones, and authorities are moving now to set policies for a future — maybe only 5 years away according to an FAA forecast — when 7,500 unmanned vehicles are roaming the skies.
Most of Allegiant Air’s 700 Las Vegas employees can’t wait to move into the company’s new Summerlin headquarters.
McCarran International Airport will have the fifth-largest percentage growth in passengers among major North American airports over the next 10 years, a leading aviation consultant says.
Aviation expert Mike Boyd, speaking at Monday’s kickoff of the Boyd Group International Aviation Forecast Summit in Las Vegas, didn’t disappoint when he listed problems with federal management of air traffic control, security and airport capacity planning.
Air Methods’ investment in Sundance Helicopers has paid off. The company’s tour numbers are up by 10 percent from the previous year. On Tuesday, Sundance will debut its new sundancehelicopters.com website.
Sky Combat Ace, a civilian aerial combat training center, pairs customers with flight instructors to provide sightseeing and thrill packages year-round, according to owner Richard “Tex” Coe.
The average roundtrip ticket within the U.S. is up nearly $14 from last year, outpacing inflation.
Now that Nevada is on track to test unmanned aerial vehicles this summer, state administrators of drone testing must tackle the prickliest issue accompanying the potential bonanza of hosting test sites — privacy concerns.
A Spanish entertainment company is taking its stage to the air, flying passengers nonstop from Madrid to Las Vegas for weeklong Nevada experiences that begin with the 12-hour overseas flight.
Each day, 8.3 million people around the globe — roughly the population of New York City — step aboard an airplane. They almost always land safely. Some flights, however, are safer than others.
Airline travel requires passengers to make a leap of faith, entrusting their lives to pilots, airlines, air traffic controllers and others who regulate air travel.
Kathy Maguire doesn’t think she’ll ever see her husband’s U.S. Navy retirement keepsake ever again. It was in a suitcase checked on Delta Air Lines Flight 1652 from Boston on June 29 that disappeared from carousel No. 16 at McCarran International Airport before she could claim it.
Southwest Airlines obliterated its earnings record book again, posting best-ever profits for the fifth quarter in a row with a 7.9 percent increase in revenue and more than doubling earnings from a year ago.
International passenger arrivals at McCarran International Airport continued its torrid pace in June as 3.7 million people passed through the gates at the Las Vegas airport’s terminals, a 1.3 percent increase over June 2013.
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