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.
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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, […]
Congratulations to our own Jane Shelton who is featured in the July/August edition of Women In Aviation’s Aviation for Women magazine. To read the article, click here. If the site does not load to the correct page, go to the top of the page and click the arrows to turn […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
The Airbus U.S. Manufacturing Facility in Mobile is now official EN9100 certified! “I would like to warmly thank all of you, for the great job accomplished, not only to prepare this audit, but also to demonstrate that our U.S. production facility is adequately and sustainably integrated in our Business Management,” […]
Alabama and Airbus will be working together to create an Aviation Education Center in Mobile to inspire young people to seek careers in the aerospace industry right here in the region. AL.com reports: According to information provided by the governor’s office, the education center will be built near the Airbus Final […]
With concerns about globalization on the rise, Delta Airlines is finding that Airbus Alabama is beneficially close to home. Most of the airplanes assembled in Mobile will be going to North American customers. MyAJC reports: When the plans for the Mobile facility were announced, for example, Delta’s then-CEO Richard Anderson […]
When Airbus broke ground for the Airbus U.S. Manufacturing Facility in Mobile in 2013, 13-year old Mobile public school student Victoria Corob spoke on behalf of the youth of Mobile in talking about what Airbus coming to Mobile meant for her future, and that of the aerospace industry here. Following […]