An Allegiant Air flight heading to Fresno, Calif., landed safely at McCarran International Airport shortly after takeoff Saturday afternoon after a pilot reported a mechanical issue, an airline spokesperson said.
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An in-house investigation of the emergency landing of Allegiant Air Flight 426 in Fargo, N.D., last week has found that the flight crew operated within the bounds of all regulations and "our captain exercised sound judgment in the operation of his aircraft," the airline said Thursday.
Allegiant Travel Co., parent company of Las Vegas-based Allegiant Air, reported its 50th straight profitable quarter on Wednesday despite lower ticket prices and load factors than the same quarter a year ago.
Two Allegiant Air executives, the vice president of operations and the director of flight safety, were at the controls of the flight that made an emergency landing last week because it was nearly out of fuel.
A British Airways flight from Las Vegas to London made an emergency landing in Montreal early on Wednesday due to concern that a bomb threat had been made, an airport spokesman said.
The Federal Aviation Administration is investigating why an Allegiant Air flight from Las Vegas made an emergency landing in North Dakota last week because it was short on fuel.
Frontier Airlines is announcing Tuesday that it will offer daily nonstop flights between McCarran International Airport and Milwaukee, Miami, San Francisco and Houston’s George Bush Intercontinental Airport.
About 70 Allegiant Air pilots picketed in front of the Las Vegas-based airline's Summerlin headquarters Tuesday, a day before the company will post second-quarter earnings.
Southwest Airlines Co flight attendants voted overwhelmingly against a tentative contract that would have raised wages but involved changes in work rules that many thought were burdensome, their union said Friday.
The U.S. Transportation Department on Friday began an investigation of possible price gouging by four American airlines in the aftermath of a deadly Amtrak crash in Philadelphia in May.
Passenger traffic at McCarran International Airport continued its torrid pace in June, with numbers 5.8 percent ahead of June 2014’s total to 3.91 million people, the Clark County Department of Aviation reported Friday.
Southwest Airlines, the market leader at Las Vegas’ McCarran International Airport, posted its ninth straight quarter of record profits, the Dallas-based airline reported Thursday.
McCarran International Airport will receive a $16.3 million U.S. Department of Transportation grant to complete a two-year runway project.
A Southern Nevada helicopter operator has become the first air tour company in the country to implement two Federal Aviation Administration safety programs that encourage the self-reporting of issues to head off accidents.
A small California airline will offer public charter flights — a type of scheduled air service — between Las Vegas and Carlsbad, Calif., north of San Diego.
All United Airlines flights were grounded for almost two hours early Wednesday due to a computer hardware problem, creating travel headaches for thousands of passengers that stretched into the afternoon.
The Justice Department has sent subpoenas to several major airlines as part of an investigation into “possible unlawful coordination” to limit capacity increases, and thereby keeping ticket prices high, a department spokeswoman said Wednesday.
McCarran International Airport had its busiest month in more than seven years during May because of special events on the Strip and an increased number of flights added by the airlines to the market.
Southwest Airlines Co. has agreed to make room for rival Delta Air Lines Inc. in its gates at Dallas Love Field Airport while the carriers await a long-term resolution of their dispute in court, the airlines said Wednesday.
About 20 Transport Workers Union members protested Thursday near the Allegiant Travel Co. office in Western Las Vegas morning, saying Allegiant made record profits but falls short of industry standards when it comes to pay, work rules and benefits.
The construction error that likely cost millions of dollars to fix on the new Federal Aviation Administration tower at McCarran International Airport has been corrected and local representatives of the agency that oversees the nation’s airspace will begin moving equipment into it this summer.
The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals on Monday reversed a lower court ruling that had prevented Allegiant Air from changing its pilot work rules.
Aviation industry leaders are looking eagerly but optimistically at a Sept. 30 deadline for legislation reauthorizing the Federal Aviation Administration and Rep. Dina Titus, D-Nev., is expected to be one of the key figures in the effort to win congressional approval.
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