Marina Pavisic looked relaxed as she scrolled through her smartphone Thursday morning while waiting for a flight home to Albuquerque, New Mexico. She spent only five minutes making her way through the Transportation Security Administration’s checkpoint at McCarran International Airport, and had more time on her hands than planned.
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McCarran International Airport posted its best April performance since 2007, the last time it served more than 3.9 million airline passengers for the month, the Clark County Department of Aviation reported Thursday.
The head of the Transportation Security Administration is heading back to Capitol Hill Wednesday to try to explain what his agency is doing to deal with increasingly long airport security lines that have already snarled the fledgling summer travel season.
As airport security lines get longer, the finger-pointing over blame is growing too. The nation’s leading airlines, already feuding with the Transportation Security Administration, are now taking on Congress.
The nation’s fourth largest public charter operator, Jet Suite, will offer a new luxury travel option with scheduled service between Las Vegas andCalifornia later this month.
Southwest Airlines Co. pilots’ union asked a federal court to block the carrier from flying Boeing Co.’s newest 737 until the plane is negotiated into a new contract for the 8,300 aviators.
The world’s largest airline, American Airlines Group Inc., plans to stop on-board announcements of connecting gate information as flights prepare to land.
Phoenix’s busiest airport could cut ties with the TSA in the wake of a baggage-screening system breakdown that caused travelers a massive luggage delay, city officials said Friday.
More than 3,000 checked bags missed their outbound flights in Phoenix on Thursday because of a problem with a screening system at Sky Harbor International Airport, officials with Transportation Security Administration said.
Allegiant Air has taken another step toward converting to an all-Airbus fleet, announcing on Thursday the purchase of four Airbus A319 twin-engine jets.
Alaska Airlines and JetBlue Airways still rank highest in the annual J.D. Power survey of passengers on the nine largest North American airlines, and the firm says overall traveler satisfaction with the industry is at a 10-year high.
Allegiant Travel Co. on Friday announced nonstop flights to Las Vegas from El Paso, Texas.
The same stunt plane that crashed Saturday killing a Sky Combat Ace pilot and his passenger had been involved in a dangerous, low-flying maneuver in 2015 over the Colorado River south of Hoover Dam, according to Federal Aviation Administration officials.
It came down to going out in the stunt planes or losing more than $8,000 they had ponied up for their Sky Combat Ace adventure.
A survey commissioned by the Teamsters union says more than half of Allegiant Air’s pilots are looking for jobs at other companies because of dissatisfaction with the airline, raising the question of how the Las Vegas-based company can cope as qualified pilots become harder to find.
New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport is among a growing number of “pet relief facilities” being installed at major air hubs across the nation, including McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas.
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.
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.
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