McCarran International Airport had its best March passenger totals in eight years, and the total count cracked the 4 million barrier for the first time in four month.
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Allegiant Travel Co., parent company of Allegiant Air, on Wednesday reported double-digit percentage increases in earnings for its first quarter, traditionally the company’s strongest.
Las Vegas is close to getting its first nonstop flights to and from China after Chinese aviation authorities approved a route requested by one of that country’s major air carriers.
McCarran International Airport’s longest runway is open again after the completion ahead of schedule of the second phase of a pair of half-year repair projects.
Southwest Airlines, the busiest commercial passenger operator at McCarran International Airport, reported record first-quarter earnings Thursday, including the highest first-quarter load factor of 80.5 percent.
The U.S. Senate on Tuesday overwhelmingly approved a long-awaited Federal Aviation Administration bill that includes provisions by Sen. Dean Heller on creating a program for package-carrying drones and giving the state’s testing sites additional flexibility to partner with industry on emerging technologies.
A consultant hired by the University of Nevada, Las Vegas Campus Improvement Authority says a domed stadium on 42 acres at Tropicana Avenue and Koval Lane would not disrupt operations at McCarran International Airport. But a McCarran official said the FAA is still reviewing the stadium site.
Alaska Air Group Inc. said on Monday that it would buy Virgin America Inc. for $2.6 billion to become the top carrier on the U.S. West Coast and compete more effectively with larger airlines.
Virgin America is enjoying the buzz as two bidders seek to take it over. Several news outlets reported Monday evening that JetBlue and Alaska Air were in a bidding war for Virgin America, which is worth about $1.7 billion.
A drone has successfully delivered a package to a residential location in a small Nevada town in what its maker and the governor of the state said Friday was the first fully autonomous urban drone delivery in the U.S.
A Southwest Airlines flight made an emergency landing at McCarran International Airport on Friday, according to airport spokeswoman Christine Crews.
Riding a larger-than-normal February due to Leap Year and a robust convention month, McCarran International Airport reported an 8.9 percent increase in passenger traffic last month over February 2015.
Norwegian Air Shuttle, which launched nonstop flights from Las Vegas to Scandinavia last fall, will offer new flights to and from Oslo, Norway, beginning in November.
Cal State Bakersfield’s basketball team made an emergency stop at McCarran International Airport on Wednesday.
McCarran International Airport has quietly opened a cellphone parking lot, an area at which people picking up passengers can wait for free until those passengers get to the arrivals curb.
A Southwest Airlines flight that left McCarran International Airport Friday afternoon was forced to turn around after it reported a possible hydraulics issue, an airport spokeswoman said.
On Friday, United Airlines will launch a new initiative that uses biofuel to help power flights running between Los Angeles and San Francisco, with eventual plans to expand to all flights operating out of LAX. It’s the first time an American airline will begin using renewable fuel for regular commercial operations.
Las Vegas-based Allegiant Air announced one of the largest expansions in its history on Tuesday, adding three cities to its map and 22 new nonstop routes.
American Airlines, Alaska Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Southwest Airlines, United Airlines and JetBlue have submitted applications to the U.S. government to fly commercial flights to Cuba.
The U.S. Transportation Department announced on Wednesday it has banned the use of electronic cigarettes on commercial flights.
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The British Airways Boeing 777 that caught fire on a McCarran International Airport runway in September and has been parked ever since for inspections and repairs has left Las Vegas.
Passenger counts at McCarran International Airport have begun in 2016 the way they left off last year -- at near-record levels.
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