Events announced for the Build KCI Concessions Program for the New Terminal at Kansas City International Airport

Kansas City, MO, 2019-Jul-11 — /Travel PR News/ — The Kansas City Aviation Department is asking various business, civic and minority organizations and leaders to participate in public discussions to inform local community businesses of various ways that they can actively participate in the Concessions Program for the New Terminal at Kansas City International Airport,… Read the full press release

Kansas City Aviation Department launches new website to track construction progress of the new, single terminal at Kansas City International Airport

Kansas City, MO, 2019-Jun-20 — /Travel PR News/ — The Kansas City Aviation Department today (6/18/2019) launched an expanded website, BuildKCI.com, to track construction progress over the next four years of the new, single terminal at Kansas City International Airport. The site’s URL and an introductory splash page were previously announced during the groundbreaking in March… Read the full press release

Kansas City International Airport recorded 1,018,671 passengers in March, a 0.3% increase from March 2018

Kansas City, MO, 2019-Apr-24 — /Travel PR News/ — The City of Kansas City, Mo., Aviation Department reports that 1,018,671 passengers arrived and departed through Kansas City International Airport’s gates in March, a 0.3 percent increase from March 2018. Passenger boardings were up 0.7 percent, with a total of 508,285 boarded. For the year to… Read the full press release

Kansas City International Airport launches construction phase of a $1.5B modern single terminal

Kansas City, MO, 2019-Mar-27 — /Travel PR News/ — The Kansas City Aviation Department joined with the City of Kansas City, Mo., major airlines, developer Edgemoor Infrastructure & Real Estate, Clark | Weitz | Clarkson (CWC), organized labor and business representatives, to celebrate the long-awaited launch of the construction phase of a $1.5B modern single… Read the full press release

Kansas City International Airport served 827,733 passengers in January, a 2.0 percent increase from January 2018

Kansas City, MO, 2019-Feb-20 — /Travel PR News/ — The City of Kansas City, Mo., Aviation Department reports that 827,733 passengers arrived and departed through Kansas City International Airport’s gates in January, a 2.0 percent increase from January 2018. Passenger boardings were up 2.0 percent, with a total of 413,777 boarded. For the year to… Read the full press release

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

Nearly 430,000 Passengers Expected Kansas City, MO, 2018-Nov-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Workers at Kansas City International Airport are gearing up for the annual Thanksgiving holiday travel rush that could reach 430,000 travelers, and more meeters, greeters and well-wishers than routine days. Airport officials suggest that travelers are prepared and arrive early. To keep… Read the full press release

Hundreds of classic, muscle and specialty cars to be showcased for the 11th annual KCI Cruise Car Show at Kansas City International Airport on Saturday, September 22

To be Nationally Televised on Velocity Kansas City, MO, 2018-Sep-17 — /Travel PR News/ — The Kansas City Aviation Department is revving up for the KCI Cruise Night. On Saturday, September 22, the area east of Kansas City International Airport may look like a scene from the movie American Graffiti, as hundreds of classic, muscle and… Read the full press release

Kansas City International Airport welcomes Allegiant’s new nonstop service from Kansas City to Myrtle Beach

Kansas City, MO, 2018-Jun-11 — /Travel PR News/ — In April Allegiant announced it will begin nonstop service from Kansas City to Myrtle Beach, South Carolina beginning June 8, 2018, and did so with a fare sale on Allegiant.com. That announcement becomes reality on Friday, June 8 as travelers will board the first flight to the popular beach… Read the full press release

Kansas City International Airport welcomes Allegiant’s twice weekly service to Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

Kansas City, MO, 2018-Apr-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Allegiant today announced service from Kansas City to Myrtle Beach, South Carolina beginning June 8, 2018. To celebrate, the company, known for its exceptional travel deals, is offering a fare sale available on Allegiant.com. “We’re excited to announce new nonstop service to Myrtle Beach,” said Lukas Johnson,… Read the full press release

Kansas City International Airport keeps disabled parking spaces available with the help of Variety KC

Kansas City, MO, 2018-Feb-08 — /Travel PR News/ — The Kansas City Aviation Department strives to make Kansas City International Airport as accessible and inclusive as possible for the disabled. To that end, it has reserved hundreds of close-in disabled parking spaces in Garage, Circle and Economy parking. As is the case in other venues,… Read the full press release

Kansas City International Airport welcomes Icelandair’s new nonstop flights to Reykjavik, Iceland

Kansas City, MO, 2018-Jan-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Icelandair announced today seasonal transatlantic air service to Europe with new nonstop flights between Kansas City and Iceland. Beginning May 26, 2018 Kansas City-region travelers can fly nonstop from Kansas City International Airport (MCI) to Icelandair’s hub at Keflavík International Airport (KEF) near the Iceland capital, Reykjavik. Icelandair’s Kansas City service will… Read the full press release

Kansas City International Airport recorded 1,075,686 passengers in June 2017; 4.2% increase from June 2016

Kansas City, 2017-Jul-22 — /Travel PR News/ — The City of Kansas City, Mo., Aviation Department reports that 1,075,686 passengers arrived and departed through Kansas City International Airport’s gates in June, a 4.2-percent increase from June 2016. June passenger boardings were up 4.4 percent, with a total of 535,270 boarded. For the year to date,… Read the full press release

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