Boeing officials announced that 60-day layoff notices would be issued to approximately 250 employees at its Wichita site on November 10, 2005. This includes the reductions in the Shared Services Group (SSG) and Information Technology (IT) operations that were previously announced. Despite these layoff notices the Company expects that the overall job outlook for Boeing in Wichita will remain relatively stable due to the planned hiring of additional engineers and potential recalls meeting new business requirements throughout the year.
Australian sustainable aviation fuel industry receives massive boost with major investment
The Australian sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) industry has received a massive boost with a major joint investment. A Queensland biofuel refinery being jointly developed by Jet Zero Australia and LanzaJet is to receive investment from Qantas Group, Airbus, and the Queensland Government. The refinery is looking to produce SAF from agricultural by-products, including sugar cane.