Airlines Are Now Asking To Be Bumped From KCI Flight

Airlines Are Now Asking To Be Bumped From KCI Flight

Is anyone really surprised that the chaos that preceded the KCI vote last year has been one-upped by the chaos that followed? Of course the good news is that now, finally, the airlines have said what I and others have been saying all along – they’re not...
A Bad Case Of Terminal Inflation

A Bad Case Of Terminal Inflation

It’s been nearly a year since voters approved a new KCI terminal in spite of having no final plan or solid cost estimates on which to vote. There were of course, nice renderings with an impressive grand lobby fountain, a projected opening date of late 2021, and...
Congratulations, KC!  Доверяй, но проверяй.

Congratulations, KC! Доверяй, но проверяй.

The city has come together and overwhelmingly made its decision on Kansas City International Airport. We’ve said that we want a new single-terminal at KCI and more specifically, since the final terms, plans and costs are not yet agreed upon, we’ve said...
Please Vote

Please Vote

It is with great joy that I see the countdown clock on the blog read less than a day until the polls open. After 4+ years of this and a neglected job that has nothing to do with KCI, airlines, TSA, politics or $10 hot dogs… it’s time to move on. Please...
This Should NOT Be “How We Do Kansas City”

This Should NOT Be “How We Do Kansas City”

There is a popular expression employed by VisitKC and other KC promoters: “This Is How We Do Kansas City.” But nearly everyone agrees that the process by which we’ve evaluated the need for a single terminal at Kansas City International Airport has...
The Case For A “Maybe” Vote

The Case For A “Maybe” Vote

We’re now a week away from voting on a new single terminal proposal for Kansas City International Airport. Finally. There has been an unprecedented campaign by the Chamber, KCADC and the Star to push the “yes” vote as well as over a million dollars...
Where Was The Big Deal Over PH1?

Where Was The Big Deal Over PH1?

Recently, the business and political communities from both sides of the state line came together in a very public way to submit a proposal for Amazon’s second headquarters, commonly referred to as HQ2. In fact celebrating the effort, along with a big BetterKCI...
Is Passenger Seating Not Included In A New KCI?

Is Passenger Seating Not Included In A New KCI?

Architectural renderings by design (no pun intended) are meant to evoke Ooooh’s and Ahhhhh’s. The preliminary renderings of a proposed new terminal at Kansas City International Airport, released by Edgemoor Infrastructure a few weeks ago, are no exception....

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