In line with the trend this year, the July passenger count at McCarran International Airport rose 4.9 percent compared to one year ago.
Allegiant Travel Co. will head into the heart of Cajun country on Nov. 1 when Allegiant Air, the company’s discount carrier, starts nonstop flights from Las Vegas to Lafayette, La.
Early this year, lodging industry veterans scratched their heads when hotel rates were spiking upward during an apparently ho-hum weekend in late June.
The showgirls will get a few months off, but they’ll need to stay in shape.
Competition for airline passengers to Mexico City stepped up Thursday when discounter Volaris launched daily nonstop flights from McCarran International Airport.
The rebound in airline traffic continued in June, with contributions coming from a well-advertised source as well as quieter ones.
To find Ffolliott “Fluff” LeCoque’s office in Bally’s, visitors must walk down a narrow hallway, past a row of about seven vivid yellow-and-white-feathered arm cuffs hanging from a bar to the right. An equal number of matching jewel-covered headdresses rest on a white shelf, just above the cuffs.
The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention informed the Southern Nevada Health District last year that two cases of Legionnaires’ disease had been possibly linked to the Aria. But it wasn’t until last month that local officials tested the water at the posh Strip resort and discovered the type of bacteria that causes the disease.
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.