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Gov. Bentley to head Alabama team at Farnborough Airshow

MONTGOMERY, Alabama — Governor Robert Bentley is leading an Alabama delegation that includes top economic development specialists to the Farnborough International Airshow near London next week for meetings aimed at fueling additional growth in the state’s aerospace sector.

Governor Bentley and a small working team from the Alabama Department of Commerce will join recruiters and government leaders from around the state at the industry’s premier trade event, which attracts high-level executives from aerospace companies based all over the world.

“The aerospace industry continues to grow in Alabama because of the relationships we have built over many years, so it’s vital that we renew and strengthen those ties,” Governor Bentley said. “The Farnborough Airshow is a perfect opportunity for us to meet with company leaders and encourage them to choose Alabama.

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