In a move that further reinforces its position as Las Vegas’ hometown airline, America West Airlines announced at a press conference yesterday that it will begin nonstop service to Los Cabos and Puerto Vallarta on Oct. 31 and Nov. 1, 2004, respectively. “Air service to Las Vegas has always been about bringing vacationers here
to stay and play, but Las Vegas has become much more than just a destination.
Las Vegas’ explosive growth and economic development even outside of the
gaming industry is unprecedented. America West is now offering the only
service from Las Vegas specifically designed to give Las Vegans easy access to
vacation destinations,” said Scott Kirby, executive vice president, sales and
Nevada’s entire congressional delegation is applauding America West’s new
U.S. Representative Shelley Berkley (D-NV), who sits on the House Aviation
Subcommittee said, “America West’s new service to Los Cabos and Puerto
Vallarta will provide a fun and inexpensive destination for southern Nevada
travelers and a new opportunity to bring even more visitors to Las Vegas.
Safe, reliable and affordable air travel to and from southern Nevada is not
only a key to our success as a tourist destination, it is also a lifeline that
helps families and friends stay connected. I congratulate America West on its
latest expansion and I wish the airline and its employees nothing but