TITLE

FEWER LAS VEGAS FLIGHTS MEAN FEWER TOURISTS, PAIN FOR RESORTS

AUTHOR(S)
Spillman, Benjamin
PUB. DATE
June 2008
SOURCE
Las Vegas Business Press (10712186);6/9/2008, Vol. 25 Issue 23, p18
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the potential impact of cuts to the number of flights to Las Vegas, Nevada on tourism and businesses. It is suggested that such occurrence would place the responsibility to the hospitality industry to find ways to boost the operation of casinos there. It is reported that five airlines with service to Las Vegas have filed for bankruptcy or ceased to operate since December 2007. In addition, US Airways is planning to reduce the number of flights to and from Las Vegas nearly 20% by August 2008.
ACCESSION #
32767966

 

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