Spirit AeroSystems Investing in the Future, Opens Prestwick Despatch Centre

Spirit AeroSystems (Europe) Ltd. today celebrated further investment in the Prestwick site with the opening of a new despatch centre. Spirit President and Chief Executive Officer, Tom Gentile and Cabinet Secretary for Economy, Jobs and Fair Work, Keith Brown opened the centre, which was constructed to complement an existing hangar used to assemble wing structures for the Airbus A350XWB aircraft. Employing approximately 1,000 people at the Prestwick site, Spirit assembles …

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Launch UK – UK Space Agency Conference

Glasgow Prestwick Airport is today (Tuesday 21 February) attending a major UK Space Agency event in London. The day-long event– which is being held at the Royal Aeronautical Society – is showcasing the progress being made towards small-satellite launch and sub-orbital flights in the UK. The event will have representation from UK spaceports, spaceflight vehicle operators and organisations from the wider UK space manufacturing sector. There will be a talk …

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