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Jeremy Hill, director of the Center for Economic Development and Business Research at Wichita State University, was quoted in a Wichita Business Journal story about AirTran.

Sedgwick County approves AirTran subsidy

Monday, July 13, 2009

The Sedgwick County Board of County Commissioners on Wednesday unanimously approved its portion of the Kansas Affordable Airfares Program, which subsidizes low-fare carrier AirTran Airways’ operation in Wichita.

The county approved its annual investment of $1 million for the program.

AirTran also benefits from roughly $1 million from the city and $5 million from the state.

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Created on Monday, July 13, 2009; Last modified on Monday, July 13, 2009