Emanuel meets with aviation execs

October 3, 2011 6:38:41 PM PDT
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel met Monday with aviation leaders to discuss job growth and the economy.

The mayor stressed that the aviation industry is critical to Chicago's economic future.

The CEOs of United Airlines and Boeing along with the executive vice presidents of American Airlines and Southwest Airlines were among those taking part in the discussion.

All of the companies in attendance pledged to explore expanding job training programs in Chicago.