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Aviation Is Big Business in Texas

From aircraft manufacturing to aerospace and aviation, Texas is a global leader in this industry. The state is headquarters to two international airlines and has two of the busiest airports. In other words, it’s a great place to get into the aviation industry. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the aerospace and aviation industry directly employs over 148,000 Texas workers and ranks No. 1 in the U.S. for air transportation employment.

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