Melissa Cooper becomes Manager of the Charles B. Wheeler Downtown Airport

Kansas City , 2017-Apr-22 — /Travel PR News/ — The Kansas City Aviation Department is pleased to announce the transition of Melissa Cooper, A.A.E., to a new role as Manager of the Charles B. Wheeler Downtown Airport (IATA: MKC). Cooper is now responsible for the overall operation and management of the airport in the heart of… Read the full press release

Kansas City International Airport reports of 5.4 percent increase in passenger number in 2016 vs. 2015

Kansas City, MO, 2017-Feb-21 — /Travel PR News/ — The City of Kansas City, Mo., Aviation Department reports that 11,041,750 passengers traveled through Kansas City International Airport in 2016, up 5.4 percent from 2015. December totals were up 5.9 percent from 2015 figures, with 897,445 passengers arriving and departing through KCI gates during the month…. Read the full press release

Kansas City Aviation Department partners with KCP&L to install 27 two-plug EV charging stations in parking lots at Kansas City International Airport

Kansas, MO, 2017-Jan-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Kansas City travelers who own electric vehicles can be even more charged up about their next trip! No longer will they need to worry if their vehicle batteries have enough charge to drive home when they land. That’s because the Kansas City Aviation Department has teamed up… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines announces new nonstop service between Kansas City International Airport and Austin-Bergstrom International Airport

Kansas City, MO, 2016-Nov-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines announced today that it will begin nonstop service between Kansas City International Airport (MCI) and Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (AUS) in Austin, Texas, on March 13, 2017 with one daily nonstop flight. The service will be operated with Boeing 737 aircraft. Ranked by daily passengers,… Read the full press release

Kansas City International Airport welcomes Allegiant’s new nonstop service to Las Vegas

Kansas City, MO, 2016-Jul-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Allegiant (NASDAQ: ALGT) today announces new nonstop service to Las Vegas from Kansas City International Airport (MCI). To celebrate, the company known for its ultra-low fares, is offering one-way fares on the route for as low as $39.* “We’re excited to offer Kansas City travelers a… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines to start service between Kansas City International Airport and San Antonio International Airport on November 6, 2016

Kansas City, MO, 2016-May-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines announced today it will begin service between Kansas City International Airport (MCI) and San Antonio International Airport (SAT) on November 6, 2016 with one daily nonstop flight. The service will be operated with Boeing 737 aircraft. Tickets are available for purchase at Southwest.com. Ranked by… Read the full press release

Kansas City International Airport reports 9.7 percent passenger increase in January 2016

Kansas City, Mo., 2016-Feb-25 — /Travel PR News/ — The City of Kansas City, Mo., Aviation Department reports that 768,930 passengers arrived and departed through Kansas City International Airport’s gates in January, up 9.7 percent from January 2015. January passenger boardings were up 9.5 percent, with a total of 338,096. “January’s passenger increase marks not only… Read the full press release

Kansas City International Airport: American Airlines to begin new nonstop flights between KCI and Miami

Kansas, MO, 2015-3-6 — /Travel PR News/ — American Airlines announced in October that the carrier will begin new nonstop flights between Kansas City International Airport (MCI) and Miami International Airport (MIA) starting March 5. Flights for the previously unserved route will be operated daily using Airbus A319 equipment. The first flight out will be… Read the full press release

Kansas City International Airport gears up for the annual Thanksgiving holiday travel rush

More Than 383,000 Passengers Expected, 25 Million Nationwide KANSAS, MO, 2014-11-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Thousands of workers at Kansas City International Airport are gearing up for the annual Thanksgiving holiday travel rush. Airport officials suggest that travelers are prepared and arrive early. To keep things at the terminal curbs running smoothly, KCI Airport… Read the full press release

Kansas City International Airport July passenger traffic up 2.8 percent from 2013 figures

KANSAS, MO, 2014-9-24 — /Travel PR News/ — The City of Kansas City, Mo., Aviation Department reports that total July passenger traffic at Kansas City International Airport was up 2.8 percent from 2013 figures, with 977,385 passengers arriving and departing through its gates during the month. During July, passenger boardings at KCI were up 3.2… Read the full press release

Two airlines lease terminal space at Kansas City International Airport for their flight crews totaling nearly 600 employees

Kansas City, MO, 2014-2-21 — /travelprnews.com/ — The City of Kansas City, Mo., Aviation Department reports that two airlines are leasing terminal space and are making Kansas City International Airport a base for their flight crews totaling nearly 600 employees. Travelers may not see these employees because all of the activity occurs in non-public areas. The Department… Read the full press release

US Airways flights move from Terminal A to Terminal C at Kansas City International Airport

Kansas City, MO, US, 2014-1-6 — /travelprnews.com/ — The Kansas City Aviation Department reports that on the evening of Wednesday, January 8, US Airways flights will begin moving from Terminal A to Terminal C at Kansas City International Airport. As a result, there will be a brief period on January 8 that the airline will be operating… Read the full press release

Kansas City International Airport announced roadwork begun at Terminal C loop road on July 22

2013-07-25 — /travelprnews.com/ — Weather permitting, on Monday, July 22 contractors will begin work on the Terminal C loop road at Kansas City International Airport. The pre-scheduled work will pave the way for the Kansas City Aviation Department’s target of closing Terminal A by year end to accommodate impending airline mergers and to save money on… Read the full press release