A steady increase in passenger traffic pushed McCarran International up one spot to become the eighth-busiest airport in North America, according to figures released this week by Airports Council International.
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7-Eleven, the world’s largest convenience retailer, and Flirtey, a leading independent drone delivery service completed the first fully autonomous drone delivery to a customer’s residence in the United States on July 10, the companies announced Friday.
Southwest Airlines canceled about 300 flights on Friday after two days of flight cancellation and delays across the country.
Allegiant Air crew members did not consistently follow procedures, ramp personnel did not correctly complete forms and passengers were observed with excessive carry-on bags, according to an FAA audit.
Southwest Airlines officials said a bad router and the failure of a redundant backup system led to the two-day systems crash that canceled more than 1,000 flights for McCarran International Airport’s busiest commercial air carrier. It took 12 hours to reboot 400 computer servers to get the system operating.
Southwest Airlines will launch daily, nonstop flights between McCarran International Airport and Long Beach Airport in Southern California beginning Sept. 18.
Southwest Airlines reported a computer outage on Wednesday afternoon that temporarily affected the carrier’s website and the 98 airports it serves, including McCarran International.
The number of seats airlines fly into McCarran International Airport grew by 1.4 million in the recently ended 2016 fiscal year — sixth best among peer U.S. markets.
It’s eight months behind schedule, but the new air traffic control tower at McCarran International Airport is finally cleared to open Aug. 28.
Nevada is slated to be a designated Federal Aviation Administration drone test site until 2020 under terms of a proposed deal authorizing the FAA through 2017.
A letter from Southwest, McCarran’s busiest commercial carrier, all but ends the debate about whether the $1.4 billion, 65,000-seat stadium could be built at the 42-acre site at Tropicana Avenue and Koval Lane.
More than 4.1 million airline passengers passed through McCarran International last month, marking the airport’s best May performance since 2007, the Clark County Department of Aviation will report Wednesday.
Allegiant Air has served Las Vegas and resort cities in Florida for a long time. But by fall, the Las Vegas-based deep-discount air carrier will link them for the first time, inaugurating service between McCarran International Airport and Destin, Florida.
With Las Vegas’ McCarran International Airport seeing almost 46 million visitors each year, TSA agents are bound to regularly come across prohibited items stowed away inside travelers’ carry-on bags.
Thousands of fliers enrolled in trusted traveler programs such as PreCheck aren’t getting the expedited screening they paid for because of clerical errors with their reservations.
Allegiant Air’s Summerlin headquarters was a happier place Wednesday after late Tuesday’s announcement that the airline’s management and the Teamsters union representing the airline’s pilots had reached a tentative contract agreement.
Allegiant Air and the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, representing the airline’s pilots, have reached a tentative agreement on a contract, the first labor agreement ever reached by the Las Vegas-based company.
Airline fees are dropping at McCarran International Airport for the third consecutive year.
Denver-based Frontier Airlines, the fastest growing airline at McCarran International Airport, is at it again.
A plane bound for Salt Lake City from Las Vegas on Thursday afternoon had to return to McCarran International Airport shortly after takeoff because of a loss of cabin pressure, officials said.
Condor Airlines, the long-haul discount subsidiary of Lufthansa that has five weekly flights between Las Vegas and Frankfurt, Germany, will begin nonstop flights between McCarran International Airport and Munich, Germany, beginning next year.
The Las Vegas airport, which sees about 45 million passengers a year, collaborated with the American College of Sports Medicine to start “Fly Fit,” a walking program spurred by the surgeon general’s “Step it Up!” initiative, which looks to make walking for health benefits a national priority.
After angry fliers missed flights this spring because of lengthy security lines, government officials promoted the PreCheck and Global Entry systems. The number of applicants climbed to 16,000 a day in May, creating a new logjam.
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