In a bid to grow its presence in Indianapolis, Allegiant Air has added nonstop flights to and from McCarran International Airport.
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Passenger counts at McCarran International Airport started 2015 the way they left off in 2014 — with a slow and steady climb.
The Federal Aviation Administration’s proposed rules governing flights by small drones would prohibit some of the most useful applications of the technology, the state’s public policy board on unmanned aerial systems has concluded.
Operations returned to normal for Southwest Airlines on Wednesday after McCarran International Airport’s busiest carrier voluntarily removed 128 of its Boeing 737-700 jets from service after discovering inspections on backup hydraulic systems were overdue.
Southwest, the largest U.S. carrier by domestic traffic, said it canceled about 80 flights on Tuesday.
Las Vegas-based Allegiant Air will expand its route system by nearly 9 percent with the addition of 22 new round-trip flights in May and June, the company announced Tuesday.
Allegiant Air is buying six more used Airbus jets that will become a part of the Las Vegas-based air carrier’s fleet by the end of 2017.
Spirit Airlines, one of the fastest-growing domestic air carriers at McCarran International Airport, will begin nonstop service between Las Vegas and Atlanta in May.
Southwest Airlines President and CEO Gary Kelly is keenly aware of Las Vegas’ bid to bring big-league hockey to Las Vegas. Does that mean we could someday see an MGM-Southwest Airlines Arena in our future? “We’ve never done that,” Kelly said in an exclusive interview with the Review-Journal. “Never say never, but we’ve never done that.”
The U.S. aviation regulator proposed rules on Sunday for commercial drone flights that would lift some restrictions but would still bar activities such as the delivery of packages and inspection of pipelines that have been eyed by companies as a potentially breakthrough use of the technology.
United Airlines will outsource about 1,150 positions at Reno and 15 other airports across the country, but reached tentative agreements with its union to keep another 800 jobs in-house that also had been under scrutiny, a company spokesman said Friday.
The state’s fledgling drone industry gave the local economy a lift Friday with the unveiling of a company with Alaskan roots that plans to employ 150 people in Southern Nevada by 2016.
U.S. airlines have lost at least five percentage points of their share of flight bookings from the United States to the Indian subcontinent and Southeast Asia since 2008, due to fierce competition from Gulf carriers, according to data seen by Reuters.
Las Vegas-based Allegiant Travel is buying four more used Airbus A320 jets. The parent company of Allegiant Air said Tuesday that the planes are being used in Europe and will become part of the fleet in the second half of 2017.
McCarran International Airport last year posted its highest passenger volume totals since 2008, welcoming 42.9 million people through its gates in 2014.
With the threat of a pilot strike looming on the horizon, Las Vegas-based Allegiant Travel, parent company of Allegiant Air, on Wednesday reported fourth-quarter earnings that were spurred by lower fuel costs that have benefited all the nation’s airlines.
The state agency that funds Nevada’s unmanned aerial systems program has temporarily cut funding and staffing until the Federal Aviation Administration can catch up to the state’s pace.
Southwest Airlines is taking Las Vegas indie rock band Imagine Dragons to new heights. The Dallas-based airline will host a concert on a flight between Las Vegas and Atlanta as part of a promotion for the release of the band’s new album on Feb. 17.
If you’re flying on a Boeing 777 Cathay Pacific flight from Hong Kong to Los Angeles on any given day, there’s a one in 4,068,434 chance that your plane will crash. At least that’s what a new app called “Am I Going Down?” says.
Southwest Airlines, the busiest commercial air carrier at McCarran International Airport, on Thursday reported solid fourth-quarter profits boosted by plunging fuel prices.
The union that represents Allegiant Air pilots has voted to authorize a strike against the Las Vegas-based leisure air carrier.
Nearly 150 Allegiant Air pilots walked informational picket lines in Las Vegas on Tuesday in an attempt to call attention to negotiations that have been stalled for more than two years and under the supervision of a mediator since April.
Two airlines are trying out seasonal routes — one long and one short — to and from Las Vegas this month through April.
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