Transportation

They Might Be Giants

Huntsville has historically been the hub of Alabama aerospace enterprise—the builders of spacecraft—but Huntsville also sets the pace for using aircraft to get...

Get 'er Done Yourself Airlines

If building your own plane sounds exciting but just a tad more than your nerves can handle, AeroCrafters of Alabama LLC may...

Standout Projects: Flagship Reconstruction

When Hurricane Katrina ravaged New Orleans and the surrounding Gulf Coast communities in August 2005, she took with her portions of the...

The Value of a Company Plane

On July 9, 2007 then-Sen. Barack Obama stepped off a Gulfstream jet onto the runway tarmac to kick off the Alabama portion...

The Water Way

For more than 60 years, Alabama’s Warrior-Tombigbee Waterway has quietly kept commerce churning from Birmingham to the Port of Mobile, connecting...

Communication Key to the Supply Chain

From the bolts to the axles to the finished product, Alabama’s economy depends on the automotive industry. Original Equipment Manufacturer plants (OEMs)...

Access at the Click of a Mouse

Facilitating communication among the state’s automobile manufacturers and suppliers has been a hallmark service of the Alabama Automotive Manufacturers Association since it was...

Renewed Momentum

Even when times are tough, Alabama’s economy is strengthened by the automotive industry in the state. Often the effects of the industry...

Bye Bye Profits, Bye Bye Boeing

Boeing, which beat out Mobile-based EADS for an enormous Air Force refueling tanker contract, had two big farewells to announce in...

Slow Trains & Wide Open Spaces

In Birmingham, a river does not run through it. There is no lake front or bay side or ocean view. No significant...

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