Kansas City International Airport teams up with American Jazz Museum to provide live music to travelers coming and going at the airport. The Blue Room All-Stars featuring the McFadden Brothers debuted Friday in Terminal B near Southwest Airlines baggage claim. Musicians from the Blue Room jazz club will play on select Sundays, Mondays and Fridays during peak travel times. On Sunday, the Angela Ward Trio will perform.
Tammy LjungbladThe Kansas City Star
Live jazz has landed at KCI
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Air Transat flight 157 from Brussels was diverted to Ottawa due to thunderstorms. The plane sat on the tarmac for six hours, while passengers said that air conditioning and lights were shut off. Passengers called the treatment “inhuman.”
These days, travel by air has become increasingly common, both for business and leisure travel. We are exposed to low levels of radiation when we fly. Learn about radiation from air travel through this video from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
A female passenger described as “disruptive” caused a four-hour flight delay on American Airlines Flight 218 from Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport to Chicago on July 5. According to reports, the woman continued to recline her seat during takeoff, despite repeated warnings from flight attendants. An argument ensued and the woman shouted profanities and followed the flight attendant to the back of the plane.
Dedicated to prisoners of war and those missing in action, the 2017 Run for the Wall stopped in Kansas as part of the cross country tradition started in 1989. The organization also honors the memory of those killed in action, and promotes support for all military personnel. They are expected to arrive in Washington, D.C. on May 26.
An American was arrested for choking an All Nippon Airways (ANA) employee while a plane was on the runway at Narita International Airport on May 1. The plane was bound for Los Angeles. This video shows two men fighting on a plane, as airline attendants intervene. One of the men then walks away, before returning to restart the fight.
Killer whales hunting in Argentina have developed a distinctive technique of attack in the Peninsula Valdes nature reserve, a far-flung coastline 600 miles from Buenos Aires. This phenomenon can only be witnessed here in March and April, and is rarely caught on camera.
In late 2016, then-President Obama designated a 1.35 million acre swath of forest and red rock canyons in southeast Utah as the Bears Ears National Monument. According to a White House statement, the monument was established “to protect some of our country’s most important cultural treasures, including abundant rock art, archaeological sites, and lands considered sacred by Native American tribes.” It was a victory for local tribes and conservationists, but some Utah residents are wary of what they see as government overreach and are encouraging their state officials call on the Trump administration to rescind the monument status.
"Elvis Presley's Memphis" has opened at Graceland in Memphis, Tenn. The facility presents his life, career and legacy in an immersive setting. A museum, car collection, soundstage, and shops present everything Elvis.
The good times were rolling as Southwest Airlines celebrated 35 years at Kansas City International Airport on Wednesday, and much to the delight of travelers, flight attendant Julia Pavlicek was dancing to an '80s tune played by a DJ during the festivities at Gate 39 in Terminal B.
At a celebration last month for Southwest Airlines, Mayor Sly James made it clear he wants a new terminal built at KCI in the not-too-distant future, to carry the airport forward for the next 35 years. How to pay for that remains a burning question.
Kansas City 4th district Councilwoman Jolie Justice says she hopes the talk of Kansas building an airport is a "wake up call" for folks worried about losing Kansas City International Airport. She says the City plans an intense public engagement about the issue starting in April, with the possibility of a vote on a new terminal in November.