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United to purchase 270 planes

United Airlines has announced purchase of 270 new planes — the company’s largest combined order ever and the largest order by a single airline...

Medical Properties Trust investing $950 million in behavioral health facilities

Birmingham-based Medical Properties Trust today announced plans to acquire 18 inpatient behavioral health hospitals and an interest in Springstone LLC operations from Welsh, Carson,...

Breeze Airways includes Huntsville on initial flight list

Startup air carrier Breeze Airways has announced its initial flight routes, including three connecting Huntsville with Tampa Bay, Charleston and New Orleans.Breeze Airways is...

Parades and Pageantry Planned for USS Mobile Commissioning

It’s not every day a city has a new Navy ship named in its honor. And Mobile is experiencing a ramped-up version of that...

Piano Business is Music to Spanish Fort Couple’s Ears

Christy Myers grew up in the piano business in Mobile. Her husband, Chris, not so much. While she was surrounded by elegant instruments, he...

Alabama Keeps Seven House Seats

Officials from the U.S. Census Bureau unveiled first population numbers from the 2020 census today, showing that the nation as a whole has 331,449,281...

Mobile Prepares for Airport Move

Editor's Note: This story appears in April 2021 issue of Business Alabama magazine. This week the FAA approved the airport's master plan, allowing commercial flights to the...

Briggs & Stratton adds generator production in Auburn

Citing a rising demand for standby generators, caused in part by recent extended power outages, Briggs & Stratton has announced plans to more than...

Leadership Change at Austal USA

Craig Perciavalle, president of Mobile shipbuilder Austal USA, has resigned, the company announced today.The leadership change at Mobile’s largest industrial employer follows investigations by...

ALDI Breaks Ground for Loxley Regional HQ and Distribution Center

German-based grocery chain ALDI breaks ground today on its new regional headquarters and distribution center in Loxley. The chain’s sixth Southern distribution center is...

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