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With eye on future foreign flights, Vegas airport to grow
With eye on future foreign flights, Vegas airport to grow
Thursday, August 27, 2015
Airport officials say they're doubling the number of international gates in Las Vegas with the expectation that foreign travel to the destination will ...
Uber, Lyft could be on Nevada streets in a month
Uber, Lyft could be on Nevada streets in a month
Friday, August 14, 2015
After nearly a year of waiting, Uber and Lyft are finally coming to Nevada. The ride-hailing giants have both filed permit applications with the Nevada Transportation ...
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Spirit Airlines adds nonstop link between Las Vegas, New Orleans
Friday, August 14, 2015
Spirit Airlines says it's adding daily nonstop flights between Las Vegas and New Orleans starting Nov. 13. The nonstop flight is scheduled to leave Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport at 7 a.m. with ...
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Legislative commission greenlights ride-hailing regulations
Monday, August 10, 2015
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Some legislative leaders are cheering the news. "Many of us would like to see (ride-hailing) companies operating in Nevada by the end of August," Senate Majority Leader Michael Roberson said ...
Nevada researchers helping develop air traffic control for drones
Nevada researchers helping develop air traffic control for drones
Friday, August 7, 2015
Researchers at UNR are collaborating with NASA and two drone companies to test an air traffic control system for low-flying unmanned aircraft. Later this month, a university team will ...
Nevada DMV hires nearly 100 new workers
Wednesday, August 5, 2015
The Nevada Department of Motor Vehicles hopes to clear up long lines and crowded offices with nearly 100 new employees. The Daily Sparks Tribune reports that 93 employees are scheduled to ...
Proposed Nevada rules for ride-hailing firms include big fee
Proposed Nevada rules for ride-hailing firms include big fee
Wednesday, August 5, 2015
Uber, Lyft and other ride-hailing companies could be on the hook to pay a $300,000 fee and a percentage of their annual revenue before they can rev up to offer rides in Nevada, according to ...
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Spirit dropping nonstop flights from Pennsylvania to Las Vegas
Tuesday, August 4, 2015
Spirit Airlines plans to discontinue nonstop flights from Arnold Palmer Regional Airport in southwestern Pennsylvania to Chicago and Las Vegas effective Nov. 12. Spokesman Paul Berry told the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review on Monday that ...
Allegiant executives were flying plane that ran low on fuel
Allegiant executives were flying plane that ran low on fuel
Thursday, July 30, 2015
Two executives with pilot licenses were flying the Allegiant Air jet that made an emergency landing at a closed airport because it nearly ran out of fuel. Allegiant ...
Flight from Las Vegas to London diverted after bomb threat
Flight from Las Vegas to London diverted after bomb threat
Wednesday, July 29, 2015
A Canadian police official says that a British Airways flight from Las Vegas to London has been diverted to Montreal after a bomb threat. The official confirmed ...
Allegiant pilot says jet from Las Vegas low on fuel, makes emergency landing
Allegiant pilot says jet from Las Vegas low on fuel, makes emergency landing
Tuesday, July 28, 2015
The Federal Aviation Administration is looking into why an Allegiant Air pilot declared a plane to be so low on fuel it needed to make an emergency landing last week in ...
System glitch preventing DMV from issuing licenses is resolved
Monday, July 27, 2015
A system used to check motorists’ driving records in other states was down briefly this morning, preventing the Nevada Department of Motor Vehicles from issuing licenses, permits and driver authorization cards. The Problem Driver Pointer System, maintained by ...
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Las Vegas airport sees 3.9 million passengers in June
Friday, July 24, 2015
Airport officials in Las Vegas say 3.9 million people flew in and out of the destination in June, a 5.8 percent increase compared to a year ago. McCarran International Airport released statistics Friday that show traffic ...
It could be months before Uber, Lyft are on the road in Nevada
It could be months before Uber, Lyft are on the road in Nevada
Thursday, July 23, 2015
It could be months before companies like Uber and Lyft are up and running in Nevada. Members of the Nevada Transportation Authority met Thursday to take public comment about ...
DMV ‘DashPass’ to remain in Carson City, rural areas
DMV ‘DashPass’ to remain in Carson City, rural areas
Thursday, July 23, 2015
The Department of Motor Vehicles is allowing its "DashPass" system to continue in Carson City and in the state's rural offices. The Nevada Appeal reports that the DMV recently announced ...

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