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40 new jobs coming to South Bend Airport

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South Bend Regional Airport says 40 jobs are coming to the area thanks to a new maintenance facility.

SkyWest Airlines is opening the facility in one of SBN's hangars.  SBN says 16 of the 40 jobs are expected to be local hires.

"This announcement is not only exciting for the Airport, but more importantly, brings 40 new jobs to our region," said Mike Daigle, SBN's Executive Director. "These 40 jobs reflect a nearly 10% increase in the number of jobs on airport property."

This is the ninth maintenance facility for the Utah-based airline.  For more information on SkyWest, including a list of job openings, visit their website by clicking here.

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