Once Again Those Pesky Numbers Just Don’t Add-Up

Once Again Those Pesky Numbers Just Don’t Add-Up

Aviation Director Mark VanLoh deserves a lot of credit for using private screeners at KCI. As noted in a New York Times article in January 2012 they are more efficient than their TSA counterparts, in one study screening 65% more passengers per employee. But Mr. VanLoh...
More Musings From The Media

More Musings From The Media

In case you missed it when I tweeted the link, there is an excellent, balanced, well-researched piece in The Pitch by Steve Vockrodt. In it, Mr. Vockrodt talks with local officials, airline officials, other airport officials and a couple of unofficials. It’s...
Cincinnati’s Lesson To Kansas City: KCI Is Better Without A Hub

Cincinnati’s Lesson To Kansas City: KCI Is Better Without A Hub

I think the reason that talk of a potential hub at KCI won’t go away is that most people prefer non-stop flights. I do too. And perhaps there is a belief in some circles that visions of non-stop flights to every corner of the universe will be so powerful that...
Plunging Into The Terminal Abyss

Plunging Into The Terminal Abyss

As we’ve noted before, it’s important that the ongoing discussion about KCI be focused on solutions and not simply debate. It is in this spirit that I share the following story that I received from a KCI traveler. Today I went to use the restroom in the US...

The KC Week In Review Panel Checks-In at KCI

This week’s Kansas City Week in Review on KCPT took a look at the new terminal discussion. This conversation was sparked by the Kansas City Star article from a week ago (discussed here) that revealed data that we had discussed (here) a month earlier. Remarkably,...