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3 Alabama projects selected for publication’s impact awards

Trade and Industry Development, a leading publication dedicated to site selection for business, today named three Alabama projects as winners of its top 2019 economic development awards. The Alabama projects were among a total of 30 across the nation claiming the magazine’s 2019 Corporate...

Written by Jerry Underwood

Delta connection: Auburn University teams with airline to train future pilots

A strategic partnership between Auburn University and Delta Air Lines aims to inspire and train the next generation of pilots and aviation industry professionals. The company and university recently dedicated the Delta Air Lines Aviation Education Building, a 23,000-square-foot state-of-the-art facility designed exclusively for...

Written by Dawn Azok

Alabama aerospace exports surge as industry growth gains pace

Exports of Alabama-made aerospace products and parts increased in markets around the world last year, as the industry continued to invest in the state. The growth comes amid strategic efforts to expand Alabama’s aerospace presence. The total value of the shipments, which went to...

Written by Dawn Azok

Alabama team uncovers potential projects at 2019 Paris Air Show

PARIS – Alabama’s business recruitment team wrapped up its efforts at the 2019 Paris Air Show today, after engaging in around 20 appointments with high-ranking aerospace executives, along with many informal encounters with industry officials. Over three days in Paris’ Le Bourget airfield, the Alabama...

Written by Jerry Underwood

4 ways Alabama universities are driving aerospace advances

Innovative research that is guiding the future of the global aerospace industry is happening in university laboratories and classrooms across Alabama. Space exploration, rocket engines and deep space outposts are just a few of the topics currently being studied by instructors and students in...

Written by Dawn Azok

At Paris Air Show, Deloitte gives major gift to advance Alabama Cyber School

PARIS -- Deloitte presented a $100,000 gift to the Alabama School of Cyber Technology and Engineering Foundation today in a ceremony at the 2019 Paris Air Show. The donation is a combination of a financial contribution as well as in-kind support. This donation is intended...

Written by Jerry Underwood

Alabama operations support Boeing’s critical aerospace missions

Boeing continues to build its legacy in Alabama with new products and services that are helping to transform the future of the global space and defense industries. With more than 3,000 jobs based in Alabama, Boeing is one of the state’s largest private employers.

Written by Dawn Azok

How 4 innovative firms are soaring in Alabama’s aerospace industry

Alabama’s aerospace industry is marked by innovators, who are rethinking established industry standards and pushing the limits of their imaginations. They’re focused on specialized products and training to aid military personnel, new solutions for faster communications around the globe and more efficient ways for...

Written by Dawn Azok

New scholarship program will send tomorrow’s astronauts to Space Camp

PARIS -- A new international education program to reward aspiring young space explorers and their teachers with a hands-on astronaut training experience at the U.S. Space and Rocket Center’s renowned Space Camp in Huntsville was launched today at the 2019 Paris Air Show. The...

Written by Jerry Underwood

HPM: Airbus A220 assembly line project gaining momentum in Alabama

MOBILE, Alabama – On the campus of Airbus’ Alabama manufacturing facility, construction crews are completing the early phases of a project that represents the next chapter of the aerospace company’s U.S. growth plans. Work on the A220 aircraft assembly line in Mobile is moving...

Written by Jerry Underwood

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