Vegas Airport Post’s Consistent 12 Month Decline in Passenger Traffic

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Sin City continues to come up short in the numbers game. McCarran International Airport reports that, as of February, it has seen a full year of monthly declines in passenger traffic. Clark County Aviation Department has reported a 15.2 percent decrease in travelers in February from 2008's figures. During January and February, combined traffic was off 15.4 percent with 6 million passengers. Southwest Airlines dipped 9.3 percent and US Airways fell 34.5 percent from last year’s figures for February. Six of the 32 active carriers at McCarran showed increases: Allegiant Air, WestJet, Virgin America, Hawaiian, Aeromexico, and Delta Air Lines commuter partner SkyWest.


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