News About Airbus

We’ve Delivered Our 50th U.S. A320 Family Aircraft

We’ve Delivered Our 50th U.S. A320 Family Aircraft

Employees at the Airbus U.S. Manufacturing Facility in Mobile delivered their 50th aircraft to Delta Air Lines. Less than two years after Airbus delivered the first A320 Family aircraft from its Airbus A320 Family U.S. Manufacturing Facility in Mobile, Alabama, the company today delivered its 50th aircraft. The A321, designated […]

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Team Building With A Purpose

Team Building With A Purpose

The leadership team of the Airbus U.S. Manufacturing Facility recently participated in a team builder with purpose: packing backpacks of food for Feeding the Gulf Coast’s program. The program provides food for students who may not otherwise have meals on weekends. The team said, “Studies show students need a good […]

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Airbus Mobile Achieves Next Standard of Excellence

Airbus Mobile Achieves Next Standard of Excellence

After surpassing quality, technology and safety standards in all disciplines of aircraft production, the Airbus U.S. Manufacturing Facility has earned EN/AS 9100 certification. Airbus Quality Surveillance Supervisor Thierry Coutand presented a certificate recognizing the EN/AS 9100 achievement to the Mobile team who led the certification process. “The EN/AS 9100 certification […]

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Mobile’s First Girls In Aviation Day

Mobile’s First Girls In Aviation Day

The Airbus U.S. Manufacturing Facility is delighted to have sponsored Mobile’s first Girls in Aviation Day event! A large group of local girls were able to experience the excitement of aviation with a tour of our A320 manufacturing facility among many other STEM activities. Thanks to the help of Airbus […]

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How Airbus Comes Together In Mobile

How Airbus Comes Together In Mobile

AL.com has published a step-by-step slide show about how Airbus produces A320 Family airplanes in Mobile, Ala., complete with videos. Take a look at http://www.al.com/news/index.ssf/2017/08/taking_flight_how_an_airbus_je.html.

Two Special Milestones in July

Two Special Milestones in July

Two special milestones were reached in July at the Airbus U.S. Manufacturing Facility in Mobile. With the delivery of MSN7690 to Spirit Airlines on July 28, we have delivered a total of 18 aircraft in 2017 thus far. That’s one more than delivered in all of 2016. On July 29, […]

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Airbus Engineers Strengthen Local Aerospace Industry

Airbus Engineers Strengthen Local Aerospace Industry

Did you know that Airbus is committed to more than building planes in Alabama? We’re also committed to building a stronger aerospace industry and educated workforce in our region. Made In Alabama reports: In addition to supporting Airbus’ global operations and regularly interacting with colleagues in France and Germany, the […]

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Delta Pilot’s Career Brings Him Back to Brookley

Delta Pilot’s Career Brings Him Back to Brookley

The delivery of the fourth Mobile-made A321 to Delta Airlines was a special occasion for Mobile-born pilot, Jared Hodge. It brought him full circle from his first flight, at Brookley Field, in a single-engine prop. Click here to read more at wkrg.com.

Canadian Air Force Recognizes Mark McCullins

Canadian Air Force Recognizes Mark McCullins

Mark McCullins, the chief test pilot at the Airbus in the U.S. Manufacturing Facility, has received a high honor for his service in the Canadian Air Force. Mark was awarded The Chief of the Defense Staff Commendation (roughly equivalent to a U.S. Joint Service Commendation Medal) for his leadership in […]

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