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Aerospace

Sep 23, 2022

Check out the latest issue of SCBIZ Magazine

The digital edition of the September/October issue of SCBIZ Magazine has been cleared for takeoff. Bad puns inside, this issue's theme is aerospace. And South Carolina's aerospace industry is, ahem, soaring.

Sep 20, 2022

Order of the Palmetto awarded to Upstate airport director

The longtime director of Greenville Downtown Airport has awarded the Order of the Palmetto, the state’s highest civilian honor.

Jun 27, 2022

Demand, prices, delays escalate for air travel

Travelers disappeared from airports in 2020 as the COVID-19 pandemic changed the world. Leisure travelers began a steady return in 2021 but business travelers remained grounded. Now travel is back at levels sufficient to drive up ticket

Jun 17, 2022

F-16 backorder rises to 136 with order

One ongoing Lockheed customer has added eight F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft to the backorder of 128 planes to be made at Lockheed Martin's Greenville manufacturing and sustainment facility.

May 19, 2022

GSP receives $5.2M grant to improve air cargo business

The Greenville-Spartanburg Airport District will put $8.6 million into infrastructure improvements, including expansion of the airport’s air cargo apron and other improvements to support its growing cargo business.

Apr 26, 2022

Lockheed Martin invests in workforce through Greenville Technical College

After receiving a $50,000 gift from Lockheed Martin for its aircraft maintenance technology program, Greenville Technical College has named a classroom at its aviation center “The Lockheed Martin Fabrication Lab.”

Apr 15, 2022

Automation equipment manufacturer expands

One legacy Anderson County manufacturer that supports the regional aerospace and automotive industry will invest $6 million in a 82,000-square-foot facilitate to accommodate growth for increasing demand. The expansion will create

Dec 22, 2021

GSP expects half of last December’s traffic in one week

National December polls show that few Americans expect the COVID-19 omicron variant to get in the way of their holiday vacation. The Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport is preparing for between ...

Dec 20, 2021

Lockheed Martin honors veterans with thousands of wreaths

About one out of every five employees at the aerospace manufacturer have served in the armed forces. The company sought to honor fallen veterans by sponsoring 15,000 wreaths distributed

Nov 15, 2021

Clemson and Washington college form collaboration to build aerospace workforce

Two land-grant universities in states where Boeing has a large footprint have kicked off a partnership designed to spur shared knowledge and collaboration among the aerospace giant’s future workforce.

Nov 8, 2021

GSP fields airline cancellations before international travel surge

Some blame it on protests against mandatory vaccination requirements. Others on existing staff shortages as season traffic picks up. Or maybe it's bad weather. Whatever the reason, thousands of airline flights have been canceled.

Oct 25, 2021

Lockheed Martin to hire 300 in Greenville

Lockheed Martin is hiring 300 mechanics, technicians, engineers and other positions for F-16 production and sustainment by the end of 2022.