• News
  • Money

Las Vegas airport passenger tally sets new annual record

Las Vegas airport passenger tally sets new annual record

Monthly travel also leapt to historic highs with September, October, November and December 2017 breaking single-month records for passenger travel.

Dublin Airport partly attributes its strong growth to a significant increase in long-haul traffic.

It marked the seventh consecutive year the airport posted a year-over-year increase.

In all, 12 flights were added and the airport's first trans-Atlantic route - Paris - was announced.

Overall in 2017, passenger traffic was up 6% in 2017 over the previous year.

To help deal with the growth, the airport has invested nearly $5 million to improve facilities.

"McCarran is a almost $30 billion economic engine and our passenger numbers serve as an indicator of the economic health and well-being of Southern Nevada", said Rosemary Vassiliadis, director of the Clark County Department of Aviation.

Past year also included the highest number of nonstop destinations out of Indianapolis since the Colonel Harvey Weir Cook Terminal opened in 2008.

Transatlantic passenger numbers increased +20% in 2017, compared to 2016.

Officials say they are expecting traffic to continue to grow in 2018.

- Frontier Airlines launched service to four cities including two new destinations with Islip and Providence and two existing destinations with San Antonio and Austin.

"As a top travel destination in 2018, we are in a position to see even more tourism growth during our tricentennial year", New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu said in the release. There was also increased capacity on flights to and from Chicago, Los Angeles, Toronto and Washington DC.

A year ago saw 14 new routes introduced to the airport, including new transatlantic services.

January 23-Another year, another record at Louis Armstrong International Airport.

Vincent Harrison, Dublin Airport's managing director said: "The continued growth at Dublin Airport is fantastic news for the Irish economy".

Leave Your Comment

Leave Your Comment


Latest News

  • Churches hold vigils in wake of Kentucky school shooting

    Churches hold vigils in wake of Kentucky school shooting

    State police said the unidentified boy was held about 15 minutes after opening fire at 08:00 local time on Tuesday. Among the patients was the 15-year-old boy who did not survive; he was shot in the head, doctors said.
    WWE fires Enzo Amore after rape accusation as wrestling star denies claims

    WWE fires Enzo Amore after rape accusation as wrestling star denies claims

    Police told Phoenix television station ABC-TV that Arndt was being investigated after an incident at a downtown hotel in October. She alleged that after the wrestler and two friends got her under the influence of drugs, Arndt restrained her and raped her.
    Past & Present: Roe v. Wade

    Past & Present: Roe v. Wade

    After the first trimester and before viability, a woman has to go to a hospital to speak with a medical doctor. Roadblocks like waiting periods, mandatory counseling and other restrictions reveal a concerted effort.
  • Petitions related to Justice Loya's death transferred to SC

    Petitions related to Justice Loya's death transferred to SC

    The book gives an account of the foundation of the apex court and its first two decades. But in practice, the Supreme Court exercises a great deal of superintendence.
    Barcelona star, Rafinha joins Inter Milan on loan

    Barcelona star, Rafinha joins Inter Milan on loan

    Rafinha needed surgery and was out for more than six months after tearing a cruciate knee ligament against Roma at the end of 2015.
    Apple reportedly may release a 6.1-inch iPhone without 3D Touch

    Apple reportedly may release a 6.1-inch iPhone without 3D Touch

    This prediction adds to a list previous statements given by Kuo regarding Apple's next move in the industry. MCF Advisors LLC's holdings in Apple were worth $2,060,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.
  • You can now add GIFs to your Instagram Stories

    You can now add GIFs to your Instagram Stories

    Instagram's GIF library is "full of hundreds of thousands of moving stickers" and is supported by GIPHY , the platform said. Google has silently updated its Gboard app for iOS, adding its GIF making button next to the word suggestion bar.
    Aubameyang, Reus back at Dortmund training

    Aubameyang, Reus back at Dortmund training

    And Aubameyang's non-answer will only increase speculation about Aubameyang's future. He said: "We are not close to doing a deal for Aubameyang or anybody else".
    Pakistan official: Suspect arrested in killing of 7-year-old

    Pakistan official: Suspect arrested in killing of 7-year-old

    A BBC report last week accused police of the extrajudicial killing of a man wrongfully accused in one of the earlier murder cases. Later, Nawaz Sharif's daughter, Maryam Nawaz, heaped praises on Shehbaz Sharif for catching the accused. "Allah b praised.
  • Aubameyang to Arsenal not close, says Wenger

    Aubameyang to Arsenal not close, says Wenger

    In exchange, Arsenal will receive Henrikh Mkhitaryan , with the Armenian in London waiting for the deal to be finalised. But Dortmund have warned Arsenal the two deals will have no bearing on the other, reports RMC Sport .

    Roger Federer vs Richard Gasquet

    Gasquet , 31, isn't the only player with a miserable head-to-head record against the Swiss, winning just two of their 18 meetings. Fact: " Novak Djokovic played his first two matches during the day, one of them in the blistering summer sun".

    Palestinian Group Urges Stronger Intifada against Trump's Decision on Quds

    Palestinians claim East Jerusalem as the capital of a future Palestinian state. "You are a mensch", Rivlin said of Pence. Pence spoke to the Israeli parliament but not to all the country's lawmakers.
  • Bank of Japan Firm on

    Bank of Japan Firm on "No Change"

    The bank will purchase government bonds so that the yield of 10-year JGBs will remain at around zero percent. Lifted by a wavering dollar, USA crude oil futures rose 0.45 percent to $63.85 per barrel.
    Museveni to address EALA as sittings kick-off in Uganda

    Museveni to address EALA as sittings kick-off in Uganda

    Unlike Museveni, some African presidents have condemned the alleged vulgar remark. He talks to Africans frankly. "America has got one of the best presidents ever".
    Americans among dead in Kabul hotel

    Americans among dead in Kabul hotel

    Afghan President Ashraf Ghani has ordered an investigation and said militant groups were being helped by neighboring countries. The Interior Ministry blamed the extremist Haqqani network, which is based in Pakistan and allied with the Taliban.
  • Snapchat launches feature that lets users share stories outside the app

    Snapchat launches feature that lets users share stories outside the app

    For now, Snapchat will not include ads within the Stories that people view outside of its app, according to the Snap spokesperson. That's a departure from past approaches where Snap worked to distance the key product from rival offerings.
    Lunar probe race to end without victor

    Lunar probe race to end without victor

    The X Prize Foundation statement didn't indicate if it sought from Google another extension of the competition. After extending the deadline for the Lunar XPrize twice already, the tech giant has said it won't do it again.
    At least three people killed in U.S.  drone attack on northwest Pakistan

    At least three people killed in U.S. drone attack on northwest Pakistan

    The drone strikes, carried out by U.S. spy planes, targeted the house belonging to Afghan refugees, the report said. Pakistan northwestern tribal areas lie on the border with war stricken Afghanistan .

Breaking News



Recommended

Stripe to End Bitcoin Support in April

Stripe is an Irish technology company that allows both private individuals and businesses to accept payments over the Internet. And, lastly, Karlo explained that the hefty transactions fees were another reason for dropping Bitcoin.

Boston Police warning Patriots fans about buying counterfeit tickets

With tickets going for thousands of dollars, Boston police said it will be likely that they'll be duplicated by online scammers. The possibility of the Vikings playing drove prices up as the team advanced through the playoffs.

Audio Released of Rand Paul's 911 Call After Alleged Assault

A close friend of Paul's said the senator had gotten off his riding lawn mower to remove a limb when he was tackled from behind. Paul has since said he's recovering well from the attack. "Those who choose to commit such an act will be held accountable".

Images of black-and-white NBA All-Star uniforms, merchandise leaked

Oklahoma City's Westbrook was chosen by National Basketball Association head coaches along with 13 other players. But he's still close to that triple-double level this season (24.8 points, 10.1 assists and 9.7 rebounds).

Super Blue Blood Moon: Here's how you can catch a glimpse!

Should people take care venturing out at night in a world lit crimson by the bleeding moon above? The first occurred on January 2. This was due to there not being a blue moon in North America - as this is the name given to the second full moon in a month.

Xbox Games Pass gets new Microsoft Studios games on release

With 40% more power than any other console, Xbox One X is where console gamers can play one of the best versions of games. A lot of Xbox One exclusives come out of Microsoft Studios , and this new plan makes playing them incredibly cheap.

Myanmar building, but no sign Rohingya are returning

Inside Myanmar the Rohingya are widely regarded as illegal immigrants from Bangladesh even though many have lived there for generations.

Peter Dinklage on why it's the flawless time for show to end

" It's bittersweet when it's time to move on with everything ", he said . "Story-wise, not just for all our lives", he clarified. Maisie Williams, who has starred as Arya Stark from season one, recently admitted the show will "go out with a bang".

Sylvester Stallone's Super Bowl prediction: 'Eagles by knockout'

There is a statue of Rocky/actor Sylvester Stallone in Philadelphia and the "Rocky steps" at the Philadelphia Museum of Art are tourist attraction.

Wonder Woman snubbed by the Oscars

Get Out finally gets its dues, with not just one-but FOUR nominations! The 90th Academy Awards presentation will be held March 4. As Entertainment Tonight notes, Rachel's nomination marks the last of any non-gender specific categories to nominate a woman.