Thursday, December 6, 2012
The agreement cuts the airline's flight space in half. Rejection of the agreements could have jeopardized American Airlines service at Lambert-St. Louis International Airport.
Lambert-St. Louis International Airport and American Airlines, Inc. have reached a tentative agreement that will settle American’s financial and operational obligations at the Airport. American’s parent company, AMR Corporation, is currently dealing with Chapter 11 Bankruptcy and the agreement has to be fully approved. The City of St. Louis, which owns and operates the Airport, pursued a negotiated settlement, which includes modifying leases with American Airlines, to avoid a rejection of all existing agreements with the city. Rejection of all agreements could have jeopardized American Airlines service at the Airport and left a lot of upset travelers. “This is an agreement that, once approved, settles American’s account receivable to the …
Thursday, November 22, 2012
Officials urge Thanksgiving travelers to come early and be prepared.
Lambert-St. Louis International Airport (Lambert) officials said they expect a 10-15 percent daily increase in passengers each day through the Thanksgiving holiday. In its annual Thanksgiving travel forecast, AAA predicts 43.6 million Americans will travel at least 50 miles from home over the holiday, up just 0.7 percent from last year. The biggest single travel day of the holiday weekend for Lambert is projected to be the Sunday following Thanksgiving. Officials at Lambert-St. Louis International Airport are urging passengers traveling through the airport to show up early, be patient and prepared. Officials add that people picking up guests should consider parking away at designated lots. “The busy holiday travel season will mean more …
Wednesday, November 21, 2012
Avoid having to throw out personal items or missing your flight due to a longer screening process at Lambert with these tips.
Thanksgiving is one of the busiest travel times for U.S. airports, according to AAA. Lambert- St. Louis International Airport (Lambert) is no exception. In fact, Lambert expects to see a 10 to 15 percent daily increase in passengers each day through the holiday. What will be the busiest day at the airport? Nov. 25, the Sunday after Thanksgiving. Sundays are typically the busiest travel day of the week. Lambert, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) and the airlines have offered these travel tips to help make traveling easier during this busy time:
Saturday, April 23, 2011
Officials took media on a tour of Concourse C, the most heavily damaged section of the facility, on Saturday morning.
Pieces of broken glass littered passenger waiting areas Saturday at Lambert-St. Louis International Airport's Concourse C following a devastating storm. Numerous workers could be seen rebuilding during a media tour of the facility. During the tour, Mayor Francis Slay told St. Louis Patch he doesn't know the number of St. Louis City employees who had been dispatched to help in storm-ravaged parts of the county. But he said that the two governments are working together and that he has personally reached out to St. Louis County Executive Charlie Dooley. The airport likely sustained millions of dollars in damage as a result of the storm, said Rich Bradley, president of the Board of Public Service of St. Louis City, during a news conference. …
Saturday, February 12, 2011
An art consulting firm and two artists from University City are participating in an important regional project.
The latest up-and-coming venue for University City artists is not a place you might expect. Here's a hint: the cost of admission to the gallery is the purchase of a plane ticket. With the help of Via Partnership, a University City-based public art consulting group, Lambert-St. Louis International Airport is commissioning a series of triptychs on translucent safety glass to decorate airport's A and C concourses. University City residents Tom Huck and Eva Lundsager are two of the nine artists invited to submit original works. "We were really excited that they both expressed interest in this project and that they were selected by the airport art advisory panel," said Meredith McKinley, a co-founder of Via Partnership. "I think Eva and Tom are…