Posted: 04/08/2009 - Today was the final day of work for hundreds of Hawker Beechcraft employees in Wichita and Salina.
Updated: 04/07/2009 - Cessna’s future is in question as rumors that the company and possibly its parent company, Textron, may be for sale.
Posted: 04/07/2009 - Layoffs were previously announced.
Posted: 04/07/2009 - Defense Secretary Robert Gates plans to try again this summer to pick a defense contractor to build a badly needed replacement for the Air Force's 50-year-old fleet of aerial refueling planes.
Posted: 04/07/2009 - A group of Eclipse 500 owners are in negotiations with Hawker Beechcraft Corp. to maintain and upgrade about 260 jets that were produced by the former Eclipse Aviation Corp.
Posted: 04/07/2009 - Frontier Airlines carried 16.3 percent fewer passengers in March than the same month a year ago
Posted: 04/06/2009 - Members of the Kansas congressional delegation have mixed reviews of the proposed defense budget by Secretary Robert Gates.
Updated: 04/06/2009 - Airlines carried fewer people in 2008, but did a better job for those who did fly.
Posted: 04/02/2009 - Cessna Aircraft Company continues to see strong propeller aircraft sales in Europe
Posted: 04/02/2009 - Boeing delivered 121 jetliners in the first three months of 2009
Posted: 04/01/2009 - An internal audit revealed concerns about whether the planes' engines had been inspected according the engine manufacturer's recommendations.
Updated: 03/31/2009 - More layoffs are coming at Wichita's Cessna Aircraft, the company announced today. The number of layoffs hasn't been determined.
Posted: 03/27/2009 - The Federal Aviation Administration has reversed itself after promising to disclose records about how frequently commercial planes are damaged by hitting flying birds.
Posted: 03/26/2009 - Elected officials are urging Defense Secretary Robert Gates to continue funding the airborne laser missle defense system, for national security and its potential to create jobs at Boeing.
Updated: 03/26/2009 - Negotiators for the union representing engineers at the Boeing Co.'s Wichita defense plant agreed Thursday to a three-year contract they don't like very much.
Posted: 03/25/2009 - Turkish Airlines says it is purchasing five Boeing 777-300 aircraft.
Updated: 03/25/2009 - Cessna plane couldn't recover from a spin.
Posted: 03/25/2009 - FedEx revealed it might delay purchasing 30 new Boeing 777 cargo planes if Congress reclassifies the company under a different labor act
Updated: 03/24/2009 - A preliminary report by the National Transportation Safety Board blames a Jabara Airport employee for improperly fueling a Cessna plane, causing an emergency landing in January.
Updated: 03/24/2009 - An airline industry group says the global recession is going to hit the world's airlines with their biggest losses since 9/11. These losses could have implications on Wichita employment.
Posted: 03/23/2009 - American Eagle will launch nonstop jet service from Manhattan to Dallas-Fort-Worth International Airport.
Posted: 03/23/2009 - Members of the state's congressional delegation are stepping up efforts to get the Air Force to move forward with projects that would boost the military's preparedness and the Kansas economy.
Updated: 03/23/2009 - Former Gulfstream and NetJets president brings wealth of industry experience to company.