aircraft http://kcur.org en Kansas City’s Enormous Airline Overhaul Base Full Again http://kcur.org/post/kansas-city-s-enormous-airline-overhaul-base-full-again <p>Kansas City can finally hang a “no vacancy” sign on one of its largest and most important industrial buildings.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p>In its heyday some 6000 people worked in the TWA overhaul base at KCI. The place is massive, a million square feet, more room than all three terminals combined. When American Airlines pulled out a few years ago, the place was empty. Now, after an intensive marketing campaign Mark VanLoh, Kansas City’s Aviation director says, it’s just the reverse.</p> Fri, 31 Jan 2014 14:24:16 +0000 Frank Morris 50564 at http://kcur.org Kansas City’s Enormous Airline Overhaul Base Full Again Governor Attends Paris Airshow To Meet With Industry Officials http://kcur.org/post/governor-attends-paris-airshow-meet-industry-officials <p>Kansas Governor Sam Brownback says the state is serious about attracting investments from aircraft and aviation companies.</p><p>Brownback attended the Paris Air Show last month to meet with industry representatives. He says the air show, which bills itself as the world's largest, provides an opportunity to showcase Kansas as a place for aviation business.</p> Fri, 05 Jul 2013 12:16:57 +0000 Stephen Koranda 39626 at http://kcur.org Kan. Delegation Visits Paris Air Show http://kcur.org/post/kan-delegation-visits-paris-air-show <p>Gov. Sam Brownback is leading a trade delegation to the Paris Air Show this week. The trip to France is aimed at attracting aviation business to Kansas and drumming up sales for the aircraft industry in the state.</p><p>"You could travel all over the world for a month to try and get these meetings that you can get in three days at these major air shows, " says Brownback.</p><p>"And, it is such a major industry for us as a state that we need to push it and we need to make sure we're on everybody's front and center mind if they're looking to expand."</p> Mon, 17 Jun 2013 13:42:05 +0000 Stephen Koranda 38652 at http://kcur.org Kan. Delegation Visits Paris Air Show