HARRISBURG, Pa., April 30, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Tom Corbett today released the following statement regarding the Delta Air Lines announcement of their acquisition of the Trainer refining facility in Philadelphia.
"Today marks an important win for southeast Pennsylvania and the commonwealth as a whole. This announcement means the preservation of more than 5,000 jobs at the Trainer facility and in related industries," Corbett said.
"For several months, I have been actively working with ConocoPhillips and Delta officials, as have members of my cabinet, to protect the thousands of jobs that were at stake in the local community. It is a great honor to welcome Delta to Pennsylvania and wish them great success in this new partnership."
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SOURCE Pennsylvania Office of the Governor