Here's a look at today's special welcome for new daily Mexico City service operated by VivaAerobus. Our friends from the LVCVA sent showgirls, and McCarran's firefighters showered the aircraft with a ceremonial water cannon salute. Be sure to check out this great new option the next time you're heading south of the border. #Vegas
Bienvenidos a Las Vegas, Viva Aerobus! The low-cost airline begins daily nonstop service between Las Vegas and Mexico City tomorrow. Airport, airline and tourism industry executives gathered in Terminal 3 today for a news conference and ribbon cutting to celebrate the new service.
An ugly sweater runway to celebrate the holidays and #NationalUglyChristmasSweaterDay
Join the Clark County Department of Aviation and watch your career take off! Current employment opportunities include airport transportation supervisor, departmental fiscal services administrator, electrician, maintenance worker, purchasing specialist and skilled trades worker. Visit mccarran.com/careers to apply.
McCarran Careers at Clark County Department of Aviation
It's been a busy year at McCarran — in aviation, customer service and community outreach alike. Here are some highlights from 2017. #YearInReview
Not sure what to wear to the airport? If you're flying Alaska Airlines tomorrow (Dec. 15), you might want to make it an ugly sweater. #NationalUglyChristmasSweaterDay
The one-day only offer is timed to coincide with National Ugly Christmas Sweater Day. And, did you see KLM's airline-themed Christmas-style sweater?
As a busy international airport and gateway to Las Vegas, we recognize the need for education and awareness and are happy to be part of efforts to put an end to human trafficking.
U.S. airports, airlines and Homeland Security are working to educate employees and passengers for signs of exploited people they see traveling.
Some fun #TravelTipTuesday
advice from TSA:
DO wear slip on shoes!
We’ve got the talented young ladies of Hyde Park Middle School’s choir performing today in Baggage Claim. #HappyHolidays
On this day in 1941, Sky Haven Airport, now North Las Vegas Airport, opened. But the opening day celebration was halted when pilots and spectators learned Pearl Harbor had been bombed and the country was at war. Here's a further look at the history of the airport, which now serves as a reliever to McCarran and hosts community support services such as Civil Air Patrol, air ambulance, police search and rescue and the Bureau of Land Management. #ThrowbackThursday
Las Vegas is going country, welcoming more than 150,000 rodeo fans in town for this year's National Finals Rodeo. The airport is the first look many of those travelers will have of our city so we're setting the mood with even more country music in our #VoicesOfVegas
playlist. Who knows, you might be inspired to Two-Step to the taxi line! #NFR2017
: Late night travelers at McCarran don't have to go hungry. Jersey Mike's, serving hot and cold subs, snacks and salads, and Nathan's Famous, with hot dogs, corn dogs, fries and onion rings, are both open 24 hours. Find them in the C Concourse.
The demolition of the old Air Traffic Control Tower at McCarran was completed earlier this fall. Here's a look back at the deconstruction process. For more videos visit us on YouTube at youtube.com/lasairport, where you'll find the latest episode of our show "Flight Path."
Airlines, shops, restaurants and government agencies are decking the halls at McCarran for our annual tree decorating contest. The theme is home for the holidays and, in addition to providing some cheer for travelers, the groups will donate coats, blankets and other items to a local children's charity. Share pictures of your favorite trees with us by tagging @lasairport on Twitter or Instagram.
Travel by the numbers. #TourismMatters
We kicked off the holiday season at McCarran today with our annual tree lighting ceremony. Also part of the tradition: A message from LVMPD about safe driving and a special performance by the Doris French Elementary School choir.
: Tomorrow marks one year since we welcomed Hainan Airlines Global's first flight to McCarran. Airline and local business leaders celebrated the anniversary with a Las Vegas-themed event Thursday in Beijing. With nonstop service three times a week, the Far East is within reach!
Spirit Airlines today announced the addition of daily nonstop service between Las Vegas and Tampa and Orlando, set to begin in April. The two new routes make Spirit McCarran's third-busiest carrier by market, with Southwest being first and Allegiant second.
Find fun for the whole family this weekend at the North Las Vegas Airport's 2017 Aviation Open House. The event will include aircraft displays, a car show and children's activities. Representatives from flight schools, state and local agencies and historical groups will also be on hand. Hours are 9 a.m. til 3 p.m. this Saturday, Dec. 2. Admission is free.
Events at North Las Vegas Airport
Members of The Oakland Raiders Foundation stopped by McCarran today to surprise USO Las Vegas with a $10,000 donation. Among other services, the USO operates two lounges at McCarran offering snacks, drinks, entertainment or a quiet retreat for traveling military. They're located in Terminal 1 near the A/B gates security checkpoint and in Terminal 3 Baggage Claim. #GivingTuesday