The Pitch Throws A Revealing Tight Curve On Eve Of ATAG Report

The Pitch Throws A Revealing Tight Curve On Eve Of ATAG Report

I’m told that the Airport Terminal Advisory Group co-chairs and our consultants have completed or are nearing completion on the official report that will be given to the mayor. Meanwhile, Steve Vockrodt at The Pitch published an article last night that is a...
And So Ends The Scripted ATAG Show

And So Ends The Scripted ATAG Show

Today’s announcement of the ATAG vote is newsworthy as much for the misreporting as for the announcement itself. The group is officially recommending a single terminal – but¬†subject to cost. 25% of the group felt we could not make any recommendation...
A Realistic Look At KCI Retail

A Realistic Look At KCI Retail

There’s a nicely balanced (gasp) piece in the KC Star today discussion the question of retail amenities at KCI. This has become a larger part of the conversation lately and this makes for a good opportunity to clarify some things. A lot of attention has been...
City Council Passes Ordinance Requiring Vote On KCI

City Council Passes Ordinance Requiring Vote On KCI

Check this one off the list… Finally. Did Russ Johnson really abstain after his committee recommended, “Do Pass?” Today’s press release from Citizens for Responsible Government/Friends of KCI: UPDATE AND CLARIFICATION: A check of the Council...
Reality Finally Lands At Our KCI Discussion

Reality Finally Lands At Our KCI Discussion

Today was a big day. Today we finally learned from the airlines themselves that not only would a shiny new terminal not attract flights, it might cost us some of the non-stop service we now enjoy. Ron Ricks and Bob Montgomery, the two executives at Southwest Airlines...
Correcting The Narrative About The Southwest Gate Area

Correcting The Narrative About The Southwest Gate Area

I admit it. I screwed up. I assumed when Aviation Dept officials and others said or implied that there were no dining options past Southwest security, that they were telling the truth. After all, why would you say something that is so easily proven false? Moreover, of...
Your Questions For The Airlines

Your Questions For The Airlines

As you know, there was a bomb threat this morning just as the Airport Advisory Group was beginning to hear public testimony and receive suggestions for questions to be posed to airline representatives on 12/17. I’m hopeful that a venue will be made available to...