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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 | Share

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