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After Months of Wrangling, Airlines Reach Agreement Over MCI Single Terminal Costs

February 07, 2019 / ALLISON KITE

The airlines that serve Kansas City International Airport have come to agreement on the price of a new single terminal at KCI, putting an end to a months of delay, Councilwoman Jolie Justus announced on Twitter Wednesday afternoon. Justus, a candidate for mayor and chair of the Airport Committee, said in an interview that a representative from Southwest Airlines, KCI's largest carrier, would be at a committee meeting Thursday morning to talk about the agreement.Council members have been waiting since November for an accord among airlines on how to share the cost of the project, which would replace the three aging horseshoe-style terminals at KCI with a new single terminal.This is one more hurdle," Justus said. "We still have a council conversation to have and it's just good that the airlines have finished their deliberations."Southwest Airlines confirmed its in agreement in an email.Two small carriers, Allegiant and Spirit airlines, announced in November they cou...