Latest KCI Photo Op Yields More Questions

Latest KCI Photo Op Yields More Questions

The media show yesterday at Kansas City International Airport was impressive. Especially for how they were able to get that many people in suits and dresses for a “hastily-called” press conference. The main topic of course, was the proposal from Burns...
Is KCI About To Become Trump International Airport?

Is KCI About To Become Trump International Airport?

The media are abuzz tonight with news that Kansas City International Airport is #26 on a list of 50 infrastructure projects the Trump administration is considering as federal priorities. Some initial observations: The FAA told the mayor’s KCI task force that...
Why Wasn’t This An “I Told You So” Moment?

Why Wasn’t This An “I Told You So” Moment?

Last week, Southwest announced it was adding seasonal non-stop service between Pensacola and Austin as well as St. Louis. As followers of the KCI conversation already know, Austin and St. Louis are often held up as prime examples of airports stealing business from...
What Does 2017 Hold For KCI?

What Does 2017 Hold For KCI?

2016 was a year of mixed signals regarding the ongoing discussion concerning the future of Kansas City International Airport. In other words, it was just like 2015, 2014, 2013… Southwest Airlines executives and TSA flip-flopped from their “Keep KCI the way...
The Problem With Rose-Colored Glasses

The Problem With Rose-Colored Glasses

The current “not from City Hall” PR campaign for a new single-terminal at Kansas City International Airport turned another page today with a KC Star column from Steve Rose headlined: Kansas City Council must avoid a public vote on KCI upgrade. Frankly the...

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