As the valley’s visitor industry numbers continued to improve in May, an outsized boost has come a little noticed source.
With fresh competition having entered the critical Las Vegas-Los Angeles route, air fares have started to drop on a limited basis.
Allegiant Travel carried 3.8 percent more passengers in June that one year ago but on slightly shorter trips.
Allegiant Travel Co., the parent of Las Vegas-based discount flier Allegiant Air, received Federal Aviation Administration approval Wednesday to begin flying the company’s first Boeing 757.
McCarran International Airport will have fewer limousine and shuttle bus operators to pick up air travelers next year.
Yes, that really is a Boeing 757 painted in Allegiant colors that is parked at McCarran International Airport.
A solid rush of tourists will be in Las Vegas for the Fourth of July holiday weekend, but not all of them will be celebrating Independence Day.
For the third time this week, Spirit Airlines announced a new route out of McCarran International Airport that will pit it wing-to-wing against market leader Southwest.
What would have happened to the Plaza had someone finished the bankrupt Fontainbleau? The Strip resort’s collapse opened up the opportunity for Plaza renovators to buy enough furniture and fixtures for all 1,037 rooms at pennies on the dollar. The renovated downtown hotel-casino is set to reopen on Sept. 1.
Passenger traffic at McCarran International Airport continued to grow in May, with more than half of the gains coming from established market leader Southwest and resurgent Spirit.
San Diego County startup California Pacific Airlines has included a Las Vegas route in its plans when it launches service, now planned for early next year.
Diversification — the perennial catchphrase for rebuilding a Nevada economy less reliant on tourism — has come to the visitor industry.
Tourists descended on Las Vegas in greater numbers as the total visitor count in April rose 4.8 percent from one year ago to 3.35 million.
As expected, schedule reductions to try to offset rising fuel costs led to a drop in the May passenger counts for Las Vegas-based Allegiant Travel.