Midwest-China Hub Commission http://news.stlpublicradio.org en What's Next For Lambert - St. Louis International Airport? http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/whats-next-lambert-st-louis-international-airport <p>The week of Thanksgiving is one of the busiest weeks of the year for Lambert - St. Louis International Airport, as travelers make their way home for the holidays.</p><p>But movement of another sort is also going on at Lambert - a dual push to both make the airport a stronger economic engine for the region and a more inviting entry-point for the city.</p><p><strong>Airport As Economic Driver</strong></p> Wed, 27 Nov 2013 23:42:22 +0000 Camille Phillips 31785 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org What's Next For Lambert - St. Louis International Airport? Nixon confident on Aerotropolis http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/nixon-confident-aerotropolis <p>Mo. Gov. Jay Nixon says he&#39;s confident his office can reach agreement with state House and Senate members over a series of tax breaks - <a href="http://www.stltoday.com/business/local/article_ea97bd51-4f31-5a74-80ff-ac50f917529f.html">known as &quot;Aerotropolis&quot;</a> - designed to boost St. Louis as a hub for Chinese cargo.</p> Fri, 06 May 2011 22:44:45 +0000 Rachel Lippmann 1193 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Nixon confident on Aerotropolis China Eastern Airlines to talk with Lambert Airport, furthers trade possibilities http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/china-eastern-airlines-talk-lambert-airport-furthers-trade-possibilities <p>St. Louis is one big step closer to securing a potentially lucrative trade partnership with China.</p><p>The Midwest-China Hub Commission announced today that <a href="http://www.flychinaeastern.us/ctva781/flight.do;jsessionid=DE5F98F602BE1C9F55D1615FB1A9E1D8">China Eastern Airlines</a> has agreed to open up talks with <a href="http://www.lambert-stlouis.com/">Lambert-St. Louis International Airport</a>.</p><p>The step signals that the plan has moved out of the plausibility phase and into a logistical phase.</p> Wed, 19 Jan 2011 22:17:15 +0000 Adam Allington 352 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org China Eastern Airlines to talk with Lambert Airport, furthers trade possibilities China hub scuttled governor's Taiwan trip http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/china-hub-scuttled-governors-taiwan-trip <p>Post-Dispatch report says chair of China hub committee worried about diplomatic implications</p> Tue, 07 Dec 2010 16:05:00 +0000 Rachel Lippmann 73 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org China hub scuttled governor's Taiwan trip