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.
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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.
Demand for one-way fares as low as $49 during a three-day sale overwhelmed Southwest Airlines Co.’s website, making it impossible to book a trip.
The Federal Aviation Administration has proposed a $266,375 fine against Las Vegas-based Allegiant Air for alleged violations of drug and alcohol testing regulations.
The union representing pilots for Las Vegas-based Allegiant Air have filed an appeal with the U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit over a ruling that prevents the pilots from striking.
The Department of Homeland Security said Monday that the acting administrator for the Transportation Security Administration would be reassigned, following a report that airport screeners failed to detect explosives and weapons in nearly every test that an undercover team conducted at dozens of airports.
Airport screeners failed to detect explosives and weapons in nearly every test that an undercover Homeland Security team conducted at dozens of airports, according to an internal investigation.
Most of the nation’s airlines are showing a renewed confidence in Las Vegas as a revenue-generating destination, adding seats to the market and boosting passenger visitation to McCarran International Airport in April.
Michael Huerta, head of the Federal Aviation Administration, will keynote a daylong aviation symposium in Las Vegas next month.
Not only could unmanned aerial systems deliver packages to a home or office some day, they may also drive the conversation on the issue of personal privacy, a panel of drone experts agreed Wednesday.
The judge overseeing the legal dispute between Allegiant Air and the union representing the airline’s pilots has filed an amended order clarifying the limits pilots have in discussing the case and taking job actions.
Richard Branson, the charismatic founder of the Virgin Group, was a panelist at a session debating U.S. drug policy at the Starbridge Capital Alternatives Conference on Thursday and argued for an end to the war on drugs.
The union representing Allegiant Air’s pilots is seeking clarity on a U.S. District judge’s order, questioning whether it goes too far by restricting their First Amendment right to free speech.
Las Vegas-based ArrowData is the first operation in the country to receive approval to use drones for electronic news gathering or “aerojournalism” as the company is calling it.
New jets are in the works with wings that bend and twist in an effort to optimize fuel efficiency.
Judge Andrew Gordon, after three days of testimony that concluded April 16, said the pilots, led by Airline Professionals Association Teamsters Local 1224, could not walk off the job.
Motorcycle racing fans attending Friday’s EnduroCross race at Orleans Arena saw camera angles of a sporting event they’ve never seen before on their smartphones thanks to a Las Vegas-based company that produced images from a camera mounted on a drone that flew above the action.
Private airport traffic for Saturday’s megafight is reaching record volume, officials for companies and staff at McCarran International Airport said — so much that incoming passengers were being directed to Henderson and North Las Vegas to land their planes.
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