The union representing Las Vegas-based Allegiant Air’s pilots has turned up the heat on company management by publishing a letter to customers warning them of safety concerns they have with the airline.
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Passenger counts continue to soar at McCarran International Airport as the Clark County Aviation Department on Thursday reported the fifth best February on record and the largest monthly percentage increase in passengers since August.
The Transportation Security Administration’s Precheck trusted traveler program enrolled its 1 millionth member last week, just more than a year after the program began. More than 13,000 Las Vegans are part of the program.
U.S. aviation regulators on Tuesday unveiled a new policy to speed up approval for the use of commercial drones in the United States under certain conditions.
The company that is coordinating the state’s efforts to commercialize unmanned aerial systems is asking companies in the growing industry to comment on proposed Federal Aviation Administration rules on the use of small drones.
The Transportation Security Administration allowed an individual who was a felon and former member of a domestic terror group through TSA pre-check at a U.S. airport last summer, according to a new government watchdog report.
Everyone on Delta Air Lines’ 11:30 a.m. flight Friday from Los Angeles to the South by Southwest festival will get expedited security processing, complimentary cocktails and a chance to win first-class tickets to London and New York. This invitation-only junket to Austin, Texas, is part of Delta’s bid to grab more of the entertainment industry’s travel business, which the carrier estimates is worth $1 billion a year.
A bill designed to give lift to Nevada’s aviation industry cleared its first legislative pylon Tuesday with passage by a Senate committee.
Although Malaysia Airlines flights 370 and 17 and Air Asia’s 8501 dominated the headlines last year, a just-released 2014 safety report shows the global airline accident rate at its lowest ever.
The helicopter company that transports passengers to and from the Las Vegas Motor Speedway has received a waiver it sought to fly just before and after Sunday’s NASCAR race, but it will still lose business because of regulations adopted to thwart terrorists.
A Las Vegas helicopter company that provides flights to and from the Las Vegas Motor Speedway say it’s going down to the wire for the company to receive a waiver from federal anti-terrorist regulations that would prohibit it from flying to the track for Sunday’s NASCAR race.
In a bid to grow its presence in Indianapolis, Allegiant Air has added nonstop flights to and from McCarran International Airport.
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.
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