Where there’s a party, there’s a Showgirl! Well, at least here in Las Vegas, that is. And that was certainly the case this week when we celebrated our 30th Anniversary here in LAS. The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA) and McCarran International Airport pulled out all the stops for us to make this celebration one to remember!
To kick off the day, McCarran Airport hosted a press conference where Senior Vice President Procurement Daryl Krause spoke, along with LVCVA President and CEO Rossi Ralenkotter and Clark Country Director of Aviation Randall Walker. Daryl recognized our two 30-year Employees, Ops Sup Bob Battista and Ops Agent Chris Chapin. Our Las Vegas-based Pilots were also awarded the ACE Base Award for the third year in a row for having the highest participation in our Adopt-A-Pilot Program! To wrap it up, we followed along in a toast to the next 30 years with former Las Vegas Mayor Oscar Goodman.
The Vegas-sized festivities continued in to the Baggage Claim area where Spirit magazine helped arrange to have Vegas Show performers walk around and celebrate with our Customers. Pretty nice way to start their trip to Vegas!
You didn’t think we forgot about our Employees, did you? Of course not! Our LAS folks enjoyed lunch from Aloha Kitchen; listened to enjoyed music; received massages from professional masseuses; and played games with the Companywide Culture Committee Members throughout the afternoon. We also had a DJ in the gate area and gave away fortune cookies to our Customers!
All in all, it really was a Vegas-sized celebration—thanks to our great partners in Las Vegas, and of course, our amazing Employees!