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Legislation #: 070497 Introduction Date: 4/19/2007
Type: Resolution Effective Date: none
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBER XBARNES AND COUNCILMEMBER SKAGGS
Title: Commending Midwest Airlines for its service to the community and stating support for Midwest Airlines as a stand-alone carrier.

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4/19/2007 Filed by the Clerk's office
4/19/2007 Immediate Adoption
4/19/2007 Adopted

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RESOLUTION NO. 070497

Commending Midwest Airlines for its service to the community and stating support for Midwest Airlines as a stand-alone carrier.

WHEREAS, Midwest Airlines has been voted Best Airline Serving KCI by Ingrams readers and best airline in the United States by Conde Nast Traveler, Travel & Leisure and the Zagat Airline Survey, reinforcing its reputation as The best care in the air; and

WHEREAS, Midwest Airlines, continues to expand service at its hub at Kansas City International Airport where in 2007 it is the No. 2 airline in enplanements and by July 1, 2007 will offer 44 nonstop flights each weekday to 17 destinations; and

WHEREAS, Midwest Airlines, as of July 1 will offer the only non-stop service from Kansas City to 11 destinations including New York La Guardia, San Francisco, San Antonio, Madison, Milwaukee, Boston, Columbus, Pittsburgh, Ft. Myers, Ft. Lauderdale and Colorado Springs; and

WHEREAS, Midwest Airlines offers Kansas City travelers a unique combination of nonstop flights to desired locations, roomy and comfortable seating, impeccable customer service, a frequent pet flyer program and its famous baked-onboard chocolate chip cookies; and

WHEREAS, Midwest Airlines has shown a deep and sustained commitment to our community by its involvement and contributions to civic, charitable and cultural organizations and is the Official Airline of the Arts in Kansas City; and

WHEREAS, Midwest Airlines Board of Directors has repeatedly rejected a hostile take-over bid by the parent of AirTran Airways; and

WHEREAS, the Mayor and City Council recognize that competition between airlines can foster better service and lower fares to passengers and find that Midwest Airlines as a stand-alone airline is in the best interests of Kansas City; NOW, THEREFORE,

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

That the Mayor and City Council commend Midwest Airlines on its outstanding airline service to the greater Kansas City area community and states its support for Midwest Airlines to remain a stand-alone carrier.

 

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