LAN CARGO, the cargo affiliate of LATAM Airlines Group will build a fleet maintenance facility at Miami International Airport and this will create 300 jobs with a capital investment of $20 million. The Miami International Airport is the company’s cargo world headquarters and the company employs about $1,400 people in Miami, according to a June 4 statement by the Office of Governor Rick Scott.
In the statement, Governor Rick Scott was quoted as saying, “Because of our trade mission to Chile, this expansion was made possible. These 300 new jobs will mean that more Floridians are able to provide for their families,” said Scott.
“It is always good to hear that a company is adding more jobs. It helps all of us,” said Jose Gonzalez, a waiter in Miami.