Starting Monday, commercial drone operators will be able to go through a process similar to a licensing exam, instead of obtaining a pilot’s license, in order to operate a drone.
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Nearly a year behind schedule, the new $99 million air traffic control tower at McCarran International Airport will finally open Sunday.
More than 4.1 million airline passengers flew through McCarran International Airport last month, marking the airport’s best July performance since 2007, the Clark County Department of Aviation will report Thursday.
Most restrictions on flights between the U.S. and Mexico will lift on Sunday, a change expected to bring more options and possibly lower prices for travelers.
Airlines will likely suffer more disruptions like the one that grounded about 2,000 Delta flights last week because major carriers have not invested enough to overhaul reservations systems based on technology dating to the 1960s, airline industry and technology experts told Reuters.
Though Jason Ellis went through a hassle-free security screening at John Glenn Columbus International Airport that night — with Gizmo out in the open, scurrying on one of his arms — his plane’s crew was never notified about the pet monkey, he said.
The cancellation of more than 2,000 Southwest Airlines flights due to a computer outage last month will cost the carrier an estimated $54 million.
The monkey on a Las Vegas-bound Frontier Airlines flight from Ohio was a certified service animal, airline officials said.
Delta Air Lines said Tuesday that some computer systems are still working slowly more than a day after an outage crippled the airline and led to more than 1,500 canceled flights.
At least half of all Delta Air Lines flights Monday were delayed or canceled after a power outage knocked out the airline’s computer systems worldwide.
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