For the 11th consecutive month passenger numbers have increased over the previous month a year ago. The monthly arriving and departing passengers for August was 4,431,608 which was a 3.1 percent increase over the same month in 3018.

A big part of the increase could be ultra low cost carriers such as Spirit airlines the  airline has seen a 25.3 increase in passengers numbers from the previous years August. In 2018 the airline transported 375,965 passengers through Las Vegas and this year that number has increased to 487,162.

The ultra low cost sector is bringing people to Las Vegas from non traditional and smaller markets as these carriers such as Spirit and Allegiant battle it out it brings new passengers to Las Vegas.