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JBT AeroTech Glass Bridges at Wichita Dwight D. Eisenhower National Airport. (Photo: AirlineGeeks | Ian McMurtry)

Kansas City Gives Greenlight for Glass Jetbridges

As work continues on the new single terminal building at the Kansas City International Airport, the Missouri city’s council has given the greenlight for a very special jetbridge contract. The city council agreed to go forward with a $31.5 million contract with JBT AeroTech Corporation with a max expenditure of $34.6 million being authorized for construction. The airport will install 39 glass jetbridges at the new terminal in the process. For Kansas City, the move comes as once again airports…

America Turns to the Clear Alternative to Steel Sided Jet…

With new construction projects revitalizing airports across the United States, the call for more modernizations or “European-style” structures has resulted in more glass and steel replacing the concrete and brick-heavy terminals of the past. However, some airports across the country have extended the glass structure outside of the building itself…