Oklahoma City hopes to attract aircraft maintenance center
August 24, 2017
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma City officials are beginning negotiations with a regional airline to bring an aircraft maintenance center to the city.
The Oklahoman reports the city's Economic Development Trust authorized staff Tuesday to begin negotiations with SkyWest Airlines Inc. on a $2 million economic incentive deal.
SkyWest would have to create at least 375 jobs within five years and generate a payroll of almost $25 million by the center's third year of operation to qualify for the incentive.
Airline and city officials say the Will Rogers World Airport maintenance building is expect...