• Amazon to Expand ‘Amazon Air' With Investments in Chicagoland Airport

    11 days ago - By Fortune

    Amazon is investing in an existing hub for its Prime shipping program at the Chicago Rockford International Airport.
    The planned 120,000-sq.-ft. expansion may as much as double the Amazon jobs at the airport and will make room for eight more of Amazon's Prime jets from the retail giant's fleet of 767 cargo planes, according to MyStateLine.com .
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    Amazon Air is the midpoint hub for one- and two-day delivery orders placed through Amazon's Prime membership program. The expansion is not a surprise, say local officials. Amazon employs between 250 and 300 people at the airport right now...
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