Spirit AeroSystems invest £5m in Prestwick site

Spirit AeroSystems has invested £5 million at its Prestwick site adding a new paint and finishing centre. The US-based aerostructure supply company, which works with Airbus and Boeing, was supported in the investment with a £450,000 Regional Selective Assistance Grant from Scottish Enterprise.  Scottish Enterprise said the investment secured 75 jobs at the site. Spirit AeroSystems was also recently awarded a £1 million Training Aid grant from Scottish Enterprise to …

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Heathrow will work with the Scottish Government to investigate Glasgow Prestwick Airport as a potential site for a logistics hub to support the building of the third runway

Scottish Government backs third runway at Heathrow. The Scottish Government has announced its support for plans to build a third runway at London Heathrow Airport, after securing key commitments for Scotland. The expansion plans offer the greatest strategic and economic benefits to Scotland, creating thousands of jobs and providing a significant boost to the country’s connectivity. The airport’s commitments include: The creation of up to 16,000 new jobs across Scotland …

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