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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.
Las Vegas-based Allegiant Travel, parent company of Allegiant Air, continued its financial roll, reporting double-digit percentage increases for revenue and earnings in the company’s second quarter.
McCarran International Airport will receive federal funding to pay overtime expenses to U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers that have been swamped with last year’s 30 percent increase in international passenger traffic.
SALT LAKE CITY — Construction has begun on a $1.8 billion project to remake terminals at Salt Lake City International Airport.
Las Vegas-based Allegiant Air is catching up on its Friday flight schedule on Saturday after resolving a 7½-hour systemwide computer outage that forced airline personnel to check in passengers manually at airports across the country.
It’s not a mini-blimp, and don’t call it a drone either. Micah Warren has poured $600,000 into his company, Carangi Airships Inc., to produce “airships,” including one debuting this week at the Thomas & Mack Center during Vegas Summer League.
The state will partner with the South Point to provide Nevada’s first indoor unmanned aerial vehicle test range.
The 17 high school students filling a large circular life raft used teamwork as they worked together to put up a tarp to protect themselves from the elements.
Amazon is asking the Federal Aviation Administration permission to use drones as part of its plan to deliver packages to customers in 30 minutes or less.
Allegiant Airlines officials say a plane having engine problems turned around and returned to Las Vegas Sunday night.
The Transportation Security Administration is requiring passengers at some overseas airports that offer U.S.-bound flights to power on their electronic devices.
The U.S. air safety regulator is drafting rules to permit small drones to be used for commercial purposes, a step toward allowing remote-control planes and helicopters to be deployed for everything from TV news coverage to monitoring crops.
The U.S. is calling for tighter security measures at some foreign airports, as intelligence officials are concerned about a new al-Qaida effort to create a bomb that would go undetected through airport security, a counterterrorism official said Tuesday.
A video showing all of the transatlantic flights in a 24-hour span flashes many back to the Cold War era.
Most of the news airlines have made in aircraft cabin configurations lately has been about how they’re going to squeeze more passengers on a plane and do it comfortably.
An evacuation slide inflated inside a United Airlines plane as it flew from Chicago to California, filling part of the cabin and forcing the pilot to make an emergency landing in Kansas, the airline and passengers said.
Not that long ago, many investors sunk money into shares of airlines and often watched those shares drop dramatically. But it’s a new world now with a key difference between two years ago and 2014: Airlines are making money.
Using sophisticated onboard weather gear, airlines are now able to predict atmospheric conditions such as turbulence in a revolution that has the potential to trim airline delays, cut costs and reduce in-flight injuries.
A double-digit percentage increase in international passenger traffic assured McCarran International Airport of its ninth straight month of growth in May.
The U.S. government deprived 13 people on its no-fly list of their constitutional right to travel and gave them no adequate way to challenge their placement on the list, a federal judge said Tuesday.
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