Latest Wichita, Kansas Stories

2009-07-08 09:26:00

WICHITA, Kan., July 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Summer interns from Koch Industries, Inc. donned jeans, T-shirts and sneakers on Thursday, June 25, 2009, to help with landscaping at Kids' Point, the new Rainbows United, Inc. facility in northeast Wichita.

2009-06-16 04:00:00

WICHITA, Kan., June 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Spirit AeroSystems, Inc. (NYSE: SPR) has been selected to design and build the pylon for the Bombardier CSeries* commercial jet.

2009-06-13 13:41:44

The U.S. airplane manufacturing company, Cessna Aircraft Co., says it will cut 1,300 employees. Cessna spokesman Bob Stangarone said 800 Cessna employees will receive 60-day layoff notices on June 19, while the remaining 500 employees will be informed in notices prior to Aug.

2009-06-09 06:30:00

WICHITA, Kan., June 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Spirit AeroSystems, Inc. (NYSE: SPR) announced today an amendment to its existing credit agreement.

2009-05-19 11:26:00

$11 Million in New Projects Approved in Atlanta ATLANTA, May 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Meeting at the world's largest bioscience and biotechnology convention, the Kansas Bioscience Authority has approved more than $11 million in new investments as part of a $581 million initiative to help researchers and businesses thrive in the state. The funding decisions made at the Bio International Convention will create bioscience centers of innovation in biomaterials and plant biology, expand...

2009-05-18 16:12:00

GENEVA, May 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Hawker Beechcraft Corporation (HBC) is taking the lead in sustainability among aircraft manufacturing companies.

2009-04-17 10:16:00

WICHITA, Kan., April 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Spirit AeroSystems Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SPR) will release its first quarter 2009 financial results at 6:30 a.m.

2009-04-16 08:00:00

WICHITA, Kan., April 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Officials with Wichita Mid-Continent Airport have extended an agreement for marketing and advertising services with Armstrong|Shank Marketing Advertising and Public Relations until February 2011.

2009-03-05 08:30:00

WICHITA, Kan., March 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Spirit AeroSystems, Inc. (NYSE: SPR) President and Chief Executive Officer Jeff Turner will speak at the J.P. Morgan Aviation & Transportation Conference in New York, N.Y., at approximately 10:45 a.m.

2009-02-18 21:28:00

Supports corporations who rely on business aviation to succeed WICHITA, Kan., Feb. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Many of America's most successful companies are under fire for owning business aircraft. They still need to fly and Hawker Beechcraft Corporation (HBC) is here to help.

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