A Roundup of Maine Press Coverage of Tempus Jets-MRRA Announcement

MRRA in the Media

MRRA Executive Director Steve Levesque meets with reporters during the press conference on Sept. 4, 2013. More photos.

“This is what can happen when government moves at the speed of business.”
George Gervais, Commissioner of Maine Department of Economic and Community Development

Maine’s top reporters were out in force for the September 4 announcement of Virginia-based Tempus Jets’ lease signing for space in Hangar 6 at Brunswick Executive Airport and for the company’s plans for major expansions to its Part 145 Repair Station MRO division. Read MRRA / Tempus Press release.

Here are some of the their stories with more to come:

BXM Lands Tempus Jets MRO Business Aviation International News story by Gordon Gilbert, September 11, 2013

Tempus Jets Establishing Facility at Brunswick Landing, Maine Economic Development Blog, September 6, 2013

MRRA LANDS AVIATION COMPANY: 25 employees in 2013, 50 more possible next year as BNAS alum relocates jet repair business from Virginia Brunswick Times Record story by JT Leonard, September 5, 2013

Ex-Brunswick base lands deal with aircraft company, Tempus Jets plans to hire 25 full-time workers within the next four months and 50 more next year Portland Press Herald story by Steve Mistler, September 5, 2013

Tempus Jets to relocate aircraft business to former Brunswick Navy base, expects to employ 50 by end of 2014
Bangor Daily News story by Beth Brogan, September 5, 2013

Tempus Jets to Invest $8 Million in Brunswick Landing Lease (audio clip)
Maine Public Radio story by A.J. Higgins, September 5, 2013

New Jobs at Brunswick Landing; Airplane overhaul to be relocated to Brunswick (video clip)
WCSH Channel 6 story by Danielle Waugh, September 5, 2013

Airplane overhaul to be relocated to Brunswick WGME Channel 13 story by Marissa Bodnar, September 5, 2013

Virginia-based company to overhaul jetliner interiors in Maine
Associated Press story by David Sharp, September 5, 2013

High-end aviation company moving to Brunswick, Maine (video clip)
New England Cable News, September 5, 2013

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