american airlines http://kbia.org en Airport fund untouched for 15th straight month http://kbia.org/post/airport-fund-untouched-15th-straight-month <p></p><p>The City of Columbia and the Columbia Regional Airport announced that they didn't take money from the Air Service Revenue Guarantee fund for the 15th straight month.&nbsp;</p><p> Thu, 26 Jun 2014 22:55:55 +0000 Jeremy Schrank 55245 at http://kbia.org Airport fund untouched for 15th straight month Columbia Regional Airport adds additional flight http://kbia.org/post/columbia-regional-airport-adds-additional-flight <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Columbia Regional Airport is adding a new flight. The airport announced a second route to Chicago O’Hare starting Wednesday, April 2. American Airlines will provide a 6 a.m. departure from Columbia Regional, as well as a return flight that would arrive at 7:45 p.m.</p><p> Tue, 01 Apr 2014 22:20:28 +0000 Grant Suneson 50613 at http://kbia.org Columbia Regional Airport adds additional flight American Airlines to add flight to Columbia Regional Airport http://kbia.org/post/american-airlines-add-flight-columbia-regional-airport <p>Columbia Regional Airport and American Airlines announced Wednesday they are adding another daily nonstop flight between Columbia Regional Airport and Chicago O’Hare.</p><p>The new flights will begin on April 2. American Flight 3376 will take off in Columbia at 6:00 a.m. and arrive in Chicago at 7:05 a.m. The returning flight 3737 will head out of Chicago at 6:35 p.m. and return to Columbia at 7:45 p.m.</p> Wed, 11 Dec 2013 22:17:37 +0000 Sam Richmond 45143 at http://kbia.org American Airlines to add flight to Columbia Regional Airport Columbia Airport adds second daily flight to Chicago http://kbia.org/post/columbia-airport-adds-second-daily-flight-chicago <p>The Columbia Regional Airport is adding a second daily flight to Chicago’s O’Hare Airport.</p><p> Tue, 05 Nov 2013 15:11:00 +0000 Mark Bergin 43271 at http://kbia.org Columbia Airport adds second daily flight to Chicago No payout from airline revenue guarantee fund for July http://kbia.org/post/no-payout-airline-revenue-guarantee-fund-july <p></p><p>The City of Columbia announced today that it did not have to use money from the Air Service Revenue Guarantee fund to pay Ameircan Airlines for July 2013. This is the fifth consecutive month in the past six where the city didn’t have to use the funds. &nbsp;</p><p>The guarantee fund comes from several private businesses and government entities in mid-Missouri.</p><p>American Airlines began service from Columbia in February, with flights to Dallas and Chicago.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 22 Aug 2013 22:19:16 +0000 Harum Helmy 39292 at http://kbia.org No payout from airline revenue guarantee fund for July No Columbia airline revenue guarantee payout for April http://kbia.org/post/no-columbia-airline-revenue-guarantee-payout-april <p>The City of Columbia announced today that no money will come out of the Air Service Revenue Guarantee fund for the month of April. This is the second month in a row which American Airlines did not require a payment from the fund.</p><p></p><p> Tue, 21 May 2013 20:05:26 +0000 Andrew Yost 34122 at http://kbia.org No Columbia airline revenue guarantee payout for April Columbia will not be reimbursing American Airlines for March http://kbia.org/post/columbia-will-not-be-reimbursing-american-airlines-march <p>The American Airlines announced that the Columbia Regional Airport reached its revenue goal for the month of March. Wed, 24 Apr 2013 21:41:19 +0000 Joshua Teasley 32600 at http://kbia.org Columbia will not be reimbursing American Airlines for March Columbia airline guarantee fund makes first payout http://kbia.org/post/columbia-airline-guarantee-fund-makes-first-payout <p>The city of Columbia paid more than $22,000 to American Airlines after the airline's first two weeks at the city's airport.</p><p>The city guaranteed revenue to the airline when it began service at the Columbia Regional Airport Feb. 14.</p><p>City officials say they were pleased with American's numbers during the first two weeks but the payout was necessary partly because the city was hit by two heavy snowstorms in February.</p> Mon, 08 Apr 2013 14:37:48 +0000 Associated Press 31656 at http://kbia.org Columbia airline guarantee fund makes first payout Federal sequestration cuts will shut down Columbia's airport control tower http://kbia.org/post/federal-sequestration-cuts-will-shut-down-columbias-airport-control-tower <p>On Friday, the Columbia Regional Airport received notice that its control tower was among <a href="http://www.gocolumbiamo.com/CMS/pressreleases/downloadfile.php?id=255">149 around the country[PDF]</a> that would close as a result of federal sequestration cuts. The closure is expected to take place at some point between April 7 and May 7.</p><p> Fri, 22 Mar 2013 20:49:33 +0000 Rehman Tungekar & Scott Pham 30859 at http://kbia.org Federal sequestration cuts will shut down Columbia's airport control tower Delta service ends, American begins at Columbia Regional Airport http://kbia.org/post/delta-service-ends-american-begins-columbia-regional-airport <p>Delta Airlines discontinued its service at Columbia Regional Airport today, while American Airlines will launch its daily non-stop flights to Chicago and Dallas tomorrow. Thu, 14 Feb 2013 00:19:00 +0000 Hilary Niles 28864 at http://kbia.org Delta service ends, American begins at Columbia Regional Airport Columbia Mayor Bob McDavid stresses importance of airline deal http://kbia.org/post/columbia-mayor-bob-mcdavid-stresses-importance-airline-deal <p>Columbia Mayor Bob McDavid plans to run for a second term and is putting extra importance on issues that he says still need resolving. McDavid thinks transportation is the key to improving Columbia’s economy in the coming years.</p><p> Mon, 10 Dec 2012 21:57:48 +0000 Wendy Mader 25703 at http://kbia.org Columbia Mayor Bob McDavid stresses importance of airline deal Columbia Regional Airport passenger traffic, 2000-2012 [infographic] http://kbia.org/post/columbia-regional-airport-passenger-traffic-2000-2012-infographic <p>Since 2000, airlines have come and gone at Columbia Regional Airport (COU), changing in the number of passengers passing through the airport. This graph shows the total number of passengers who arrived or departed on commercial aircraft at COU since 2000.</p><p>Click on a letter to see which airlines came or went at that particular time. &nbsp;All numbers and events took place during the month listed, although the graph will denote that time as the first of the month. &nbsp;Use the scrollbar at the bottom to change the view of the graph.</p> Mon, 22 Oct 2012 22:09:41 +0000 Charles Minshew 23235 at http://kbia.org Columbia Regional Airport passenger traffic, 2000-2012 [infographic] New air travel options take off in Columbia http://kbia.org/post/new-air-travel-options-take-columbia <p>The Columbia City Council unanimously approved a new plan with American Airlines for new routes to Dallas and Chicago from Columbia Regional Airport. Mon, 22 Oct 2012 21:53:08 +0000 Andrea Park 23230 at http://kbia.org New air travel options take off in Columbia It's official: Columbia announces agreement with American Airlines http://kbia.org/post/its-official-columbia-announces-agreement-american-airlines <p>The Columbia City Council held a special meeting Friday to officially introduce a potential agreement with <a href="http://www.aa.com/" target="_blank">American Airlines</a>. The meeting was adjourned after four minutes, but the short meeting could expedite the process of Columbia Regional Airport beginning to offer flights to Chicago and Dallas. Mayor Bob McDavid says these flights would benefit MU and businesses in Columbia.</p><p>"I like to say that on the coast we’re known as ‘fly over country,'" McDavid said. "Well we want to be known as ‘fly into country.’”</p> Mon, 15 Oct 2012 20:51:24 +0000 Kate Grumke 22839 at http://kbia.org It's official: Columbia announces agreement with American Airlines "Tentative agreement" for flights to Dallas, Chicago from Columbia Regional Airport http://kbia.org/post/tentative-agreement-flights-dallas-chicago-columbia-regional-airport <p>Columbia Regional Airport has a tentative agreement with American Airlines to offer two daily flights to Dallas, and one flight a day to Chicago, Columbia Mayor Bob McDavid announced Thursday. Thu, 11 Oct 2012 23:11:56 +0000 Sydney Miller 22677 at http://kbia.org "Tentative agreement" for flights to Dallas, Chicago from Columbia Regional Airport