VIDEO from Las Vegas News Bureau Available on thenewsmarket.com: British Airways Increases Capacity To Las Vegas After One Year Of Successful Service

November 10, 2010

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Just over one year after the first British Airways non-stop flight from London’s Heathrow Airport touched down at McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas, both airline and tourism officials are praising their decision to capitalize on a growing British demand for travel to the entertainment capital. The United Kingdom is the No. 1 source of overseas travelers to Las Vegas, generating about 343,000 visitors in 2009. It represents approximately 10 percent of all international travel to Las Vegas. The flight has generated an estimated economic impact to Las Vegas of $260,000 per flight or $96 million in its first year. Available multimedia includes b-roll, stills and press release for more information.

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