Community leaders in Wichita are assembling a task force that will develop some “fairly aggressive strategies” to boost the aviation industry as the city wrestles with last week’s announcement that Boeing will pull out of Wichita and lay off or relocate up to 2,100 workers, says Suzie Ahlstrand, interim president of the Greater Wichita Economic Development Coalition (GWEDC). Boeing on Jan. 4 said it would close its Defense, Space and Security operations in Wichita by the end of 2013 to ...
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