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Man accused of fondling woman on flight from Las Vegas in court
Friday, August 19, 2016
A western Pennsylvania man has been charged with fondling a sleeping woman who sat next to him on a flight from Las Vegas. Wei-Ming Shi, 58, of Mount Lebanon, ran from the ...
Man smuggles monkey in shirt onto Las Vegas-bound flight
Man smuggles monkey in shirt onto Las Vegas-bound flight
Wednesday, August 10, 2016
Police met a man at the Las Vegas airport Tuesday night after he smuggled an emotional-support monkey onto his flight from Ohio, according to ...
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China's Hainan Airlines to start nonstop service to Las Vegas
Thursday, August 4, 2016
A Chinese airline is seeking U.S. approval to start non-stop service to Las Vegas amid overall record-breaking tourism numbers to Sin City and a recent, though slight lull in ...
Small plane makes emergency landing on south valley street
Friday, July 29, 2016
A small airplane made an emergency landing on a south valley street today after the pilot reported mechanical issues, authorities said. No one was injured and ...
Allegiant Air buying 12 newly built planes
Allegiant Air buying 12 newly built planes
Friday, July 29, 2016
Allegiant Air, long known for flying only hand-me-down aircraft, is adding a crop of newly built planes to its fleet for the first time. The ultra-low-cost carrier said today ...
Allegiant pilots OK contract after long fight with airline
Allegiant pilots OK contract after long fight with airline
Thursday, July 28, 2016
Allegiant Air pilots ratified a new contract after a fight during which the union accused the low-fare carrier of taking safety shortcuts. Teamsters Local 1224 said Thursday that the five-year contract includes ...
Aircraft mechanic facing charges in Las Vegas airport incident
Tuesday, July 5, 2016
An aircraft mechanic who police say created a disturbance at a Las Vegas airport security checkpoint and referred to planes falling from the sky is ...
Photo: A Tesla Model S in New York, May 22, 2016.
Tesla and Google take different roads to self-driving car
Tuesday, July 5, 2016
In Silicon Valley, where companies big and small are at work on self-driving cars, there have been a variety of approaches, and even some false starts. The most divergent paths may be the ones taken by Tesla, which is already ...
Photo: A Southwest Airlines flight approaches McCarran In
Southwest Airlines doesn't want stadium next to airport
Friday, July 1, 2016
The airline with the largest share of passenger traffic at McCarran International Airport doesn't want an NFL stadium nearby, saying football fans' cars could clog the roads for passengers trying to catch flights and bright signage and pyrotechnics could hinder pilots' vision. Southwest Airlines executives wrote a letter to ...
Allegiant flight reports tire blow-out, returns to Las Vegas
Wednesday, June 22, 2016
An airport official says an Allegiant Air flight to Indianapolis returned to Las Vegas with 213 passengers and crew aboard after ...
Self-driving minibus to hit streets in Las Vegas
Self-driving minibus to hit streets in Las Vegas
Thursday, June 16, 2016
Self-driving vehicles are coming to Las Vegas. Later this year, Arizona-based Local Motors expects to deploy an autonomous minibus in Las Vegas through a partnership with the ...
Alaska Airlines CEO says he might keep Virgin America brand
Wednesday, June 15, 2016
Alaska Airlines CEO Brad Tilden said Wednesday that he might keep the Virgin America brand, running it and Alaska as two different products within ...
Plane returns to Las Vegas with possible cracked windshield
Plane returns to Las Vegas with possible cracked windshield
Friday, June 10, 2016
A Delta Air Lines flight returned to Las Vegas this morning because of a possible cracked windshield, McCarran International Airport spokeswoman ...
Condor to offer direct flights from Las Vegas to Munich
Thursday, June 9, 2016
German leisure airliner Condor plans to offer twice-weekly nonstop seasonal service from Las Vegas to Munich, Germany, starting next year, the company announced Wednesday. The new routes ...
Las Vegas firm seeking high-speed rail cuts ties with China company
Thursday, June 9, 2016
A Nevada company that wants to build a multi-billion-dollar high-speed passenger rail line between Las Vegas and Southern California has broken ties with a Chinese firm that ...