Time Flies, But Ill-Conceived Terminal Proposals Do Not

Time Flies, But Ill-Conceived Terminal Proposals Do Not

(Originally published March 30, 2014) Today marks the one-year anniversary of starting this website. A year of my life that I will never get back, but one that has filled with new friends and has been rewarding, enlightening, at times frustrating and one for which I...
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...
Airport Envy Flies To San Diego While KC Star Shills For Terminal

Airport Envy Flies To San Diego While KC Star Shills For Terminal

I was able to attend Congressman Sam Graves’ KCI forum in Riverside on Monday. It was standing room only and those there were overwhelmingly opposed to the single-terminal proposal. No surprise. It was not a surprise to see most of the local print and TV news...
Star Confirms: Shiny New Terminals Do Not Attract Growth

Star Confirms: Shiny New Terminals Do Not Attract Growth

There is a very well-researched article in the Kansas City Star this morning that confirms what has been said here all along. Airlines look for profitable passengers, not shiny terminals. I admit, the first line had me thinking, “Here we go again.” But...

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