Sorry, U.S. airlines, when it comes to in-flight services, you're still not making the grade.
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HOUSTON — Southwest Airlines opens its new $146 million international terminal at Hobby Airport here, giving Las Vegans a new option for one-stop service to Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean.
Passenger traffic at McCarran International Airport continued to soar in August as the Clark County Department of Aviation on Friday reported a 7.2 percent increase over a year ago, hitting 4 million passengers for the second straight month.
With an eye toward clearing the way toward nonstop flights between China and Las Vegas, Rep. Dina Titus has co-written a letter to President Obama, encouraging him to discuss updating an air transport agreement between the U.S. and China with President Xi Jinping.
Tom Wilzcek, aerospace and defense specialist with the governor's office, said Nevada and the five other states selected by the FAA to test drones, have received a new broad-area operating certificate that enables the state's unmanned aerial system partners to fly large data collection flights under 200 feet high anywhere in the country if it advances a public purpose.
The National Transportation Safety Board's investigation of last week's engine fire on a British Airways flight from Las Vegas to London is focusing on the disintegration of an engine in a circumstance regulators had warned about in a directive issued in 2011.
McCarran International Airport on Friday opened its arms to travelers celebrating the Mexican Independence Day holiday weekend, serving up performances by Mariachi Oro Del Rancho, a 19-member student band from Rancho High School. Mexico's Independence Day, Sept. 16, is Wednesday.
Drone enthusiasts were advised to do a better job of explaining the benefits of unmanned aerial systems or local, state and federal government agencies will overregulate them and unintentionally cripple a new technology in which the United States is already behind.
BizAir Shuttle, a small airline that offered scheduled air service between Carlsbad, Calif., and Las Vegas since July 30, has discontinued operations.
McCarran International Airport will be the fifth fastest-growing airport in the country over the next 10 years, a noted aviation expert said Tuesday.
Boeing, the leading aircraft manufacturer in the United States, projects delivering 30,000 planes in the next 20 years with more than 14,000 of them going to Asian carriers. By comparison, 7,000 each are expected to be delivered in North America and Europe.
Three Nevada airports, including two in Southern Nevada, will share $3.5 million in Federal Aviation Administration grant money, Sen. Harry Reid's office has announced.
British Airways will expand its Las Vegas presence early next year with three additional seasonal flights between London's Heathrow International Airport and McCarran International.
Breakthroughs will drive the aviation market in the next 10 years for the nation's airlines — and the competition is on for discovering that next breakthrough.
The unmanned aerial system test facility in New York is working on sense-and-avoid technology that could help commercial airliners detect and avoid drones that invade their airspace.
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.
It's no secret why Allegiant Air is the most profitable airline in the sky.
It's no secret that crowded airports can be a hassle and a giant time-suck for cross-country travelers. Soon, a workaround may be available for corporations and the ultra-rich. The concept is this: You don't need an airport if you can land and take off from your own front yard.
McCarran International Airport had its largest post-recession month-over-month passenger percentage increase in July, breaking the 4 million barrier for the first time in more than seven years.
McCarran International Airport will double the number of gates it will have available to international air carriers by early 2017 with a $51 million project that is expected to begin by November.
No longer must you limit your scathing, one-star reviews to that overpriced Italian restaurant with the lousy osso buco. Yelp has announced an agreement with the federal government to allow the TSA and other federal agencies to claim Yelp pages and respond to reviews.
For a minute, Christine Malloy was very worried. As a frequent flier, she was used to rough landings once in a while. But Malloy could tell this landing was different.
Think you can't afford a spin in a private jet -- jacuzzi included -- or a night at a lavish, five-star hotel? Think again. A dedicated group of frequent fliers (or "aero-sexuals") have mastered the fine art of scoring travel freebies. They share their top tips on getting that free ride.
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