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Layoffs Also Affect Cessna's Independence Plant

Updated: 01/29/2009 - The Cessna layoffs in Kansas are not just impacting the Wichita plant, but also the plant in Independence, as 200 workers there learn they will lose their jobs.

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SPEEA to Hold News Conference Friday

Updated: 01/30/2009 - The union representing technical and professional employees at Boeing has scheduled a news conference for Friday morning. The union and the company have been in contract talks since mid-November.

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Mid-Continent Airport Sets Passenger Record In 2008

Posted: 01/29/2009 - The increase marks the second consecutive year that the airport set a passenger record and it occurred during a 2.7% decline nationwide, according to the Bureau of Transportation Statistics.

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Boeing Plans To Cut 10,000 Jobs

Updated: 01/28/2009 - Chicago-based Boeing is reporting a fourth-quarter loss that it blames on a labor strike and charges related to its 747 passenger jet and a legal reserve.

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Wichita Holds Job Fair For Aviation Workers

Posted: 01/26/2009 - Nearly 2,000 aviation workers have been laid off in Wichita and a couple thousand more could be getting layoff notices before the week is over.

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France Pledges To Support Airbus Exports

Posted: 01/26/2009 - Customers of plane maker Airbus will benefit from $6.4 billion in new state-backed bank financing aimed at supporting the aeronautic industry

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McConnell AFB Adding 25 Aircraft In Near Future

Posted: 01/22/2009 - Aircraft parking on the ramp at McConnell Air Force Base is getting tighter these days with the addition of 25 aircraft over the next couple of months.

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Next Air Force One May Be Built By Airbus, Not Boeing

Updated: 01/19/2009 - Tuesday marks the swearing in of the next president. One of the issues at hand through the shift of administration is the president's main means of transportation: Air Force One.

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Pilot: Allowing Pond Near Wichita Airport A Bad Idea

Posted: 01/16/2009 - A Kansas pilot who was forced to make an emergency landing when his jetliner was hit by a flock of birds is at odds with plans for a pond near Wichita's Mid-Continent Airport.

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Boeing Spells Out SPEEA Offer

Posted: 01/14/2009 - The Boeing Company delivered what it calls its best and final offer to 700 Wichita SPEEA members Wednesday.

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