Traffic & Transportation

Jersey-bound flight makes emergency stop in Vegas

A Virgin Airlines flight en route to New Jersey from California was diverted to McCarran International Airport on Friday morning after the crew reported smoke in the cockpit, according to airport officials.

Panelists agree: Las Vegas needs multiple transportation modes

A harsh lesson from Mother Nature about the fragility of the region’s transportation infrastructure and the need to protect Las Vegas’ lifeblood of tourism with better ways to move 40 million tourists and the residents who live here illustrate the importance of transportation to the valley, a panel concurred on Thursday.

Aircraft makes emergency landing at Creech

An aircraft that experienced “an in-flight emergency” landed safely Thursday at Creech Air Force Base at Indian Springs, 45 miles northwest of Las Vegas, base spokeswoman Capt. Stephani Schafer said in an email.