Paris Air Show

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More Industry at Mobile Aeroplex, Free Clinics in Southeast Alabama

MAAS Aviation hangar in the Netherlands

The Mobile area is winning even more aviation jobs from this week’s Paris Air Show. A German aviation company is expanding its south Alabama operation.

MAAS Aviation says it will build a new facility in Mobile for painting aircraft. The $39 million plan will include the creation of 80 new jobs along Alabama’s gulf coast.

The new MAAS facility will be at the Mobile Aeroplex site near the new Airbus manufacturing plant. Along with painting airplanes, it will repair and overhaul aircraft as well.

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Politics & Government
8:14 am
Fri June 14, 2013

Alabama Governor Headed to Paris Air Show

Alabama Governor Robert Bentley is heading to the Paris Air Show.
yellowhammerpolitics.com

Gov. Robert Bentley is headed to the Paris Air Show after he helps kick off peach season in Chilton County.

   Bentley will join state and local leaders at the Durbin Farms Market in Clanton at 11 a.m. Friday. Spokesman Jeremy King says the governor will leave later in the day for Paris on an industry-recruiting trip. King says the governor will be building relationships with companies and trying to get jobs for Alabama. One focus will be recruiting suppliers for the Airbus aircraft assembly plant scheduled for construction in Mobile.