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August flier tally increases at McCarran

The August passenger count at McCarran International Airport grew at the same pace as the rest of this year, but with hints of possible turbulence ahead.

Phoenix Mesa-to-Las Vegas flight count raised by Allegiant

At the risk of rerunning the fare war that erupted last year, Allegiant Travel Co. said its discount flier Allegiant Air will connect Las Vegas and Phoenix Mesa Gateway Airport with six flights a week starting Nov. 17.

Checkpoint shutdown causes temporary delay at airport

The security line for one of the McCarran International Airport concourses backed up late Tuesday morning after the checkpoint was shut down.

Allegiant Travel Co. again gains Fortune recognition

For the second year in a row, Allegiant Travel Co. made Fortune magazine’s list of 100 fastest-growing companies, but its ranking slipped.

Las Vegas popular for Mexican Independence Day

Mexican Independence Day, incorrectly thought by many Americans to be the alcohol-tinged Cinco de Mayo, has emerged as a growing force on the tourism calendar.

‘What happens here’ may soon stay on famous walk

For at least three years, its “What happens here, stays here” slogan has been on the ballot for inclusion in the Advertising Walk of Fame on New York’s Madison Avenue. So far, its vote total has come up short.

Las Vegas visitation up 4.3 percent in July

The Las Vegas visitor industry continued its climb out of recession in July at much the same clip it has for the entire year.