The Leadership Exchange "trip" continues. The first stop for most of the group was Lambert Airport.
Airport Director Kevin Dolliole told the group that passenger traffic continues to grow at Lambert. For the first eight months of this year, the number of passengers flying out of Lambert grew by 11 percent. Connecting traffic is also up.
(Since the American Airlines cutbacks, Lambert has added nearly 100 new flights. Just a few weeks ago, I cut the ribbon as a new carrier, Go Jet (operating as United Express), began service.
When he took the job, I asked Kevin to improve the facilities and the traffic. He’s making good measurable progress.