Alaska Airlines first non-stop flight from Seattle lands at Wichita Eisenhower National Airport in April to a water canon salute. The Embraer E175 regional jet that Alaska operates on the route is powered by a GE engine that its plant in Cowley County will begin assembling next year. Fernando Salazar File photo
Alaska Airlines first non-stop flight from Seattle lands at Wichita Eisenhower National Airport in April to a water canon salute. The Embraer E175 regional jet that Alaska operates on the route is powered by a GE engine that its plant in Cowley County will begin assembling next year. Fernando Salazar File photo

This big aviation plant will add new jet engine work next year

December 13, 2017 06:00 AM