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Up, Up, and Away! The Maiden Flight of the First Delta A220

Up, Up, and Away! The Maiden Flight of the First Delta A220

Delta will be the first U.S. operator to benefit from this new-generation aircraft’s unbeatable efficiency Delta Air Lines’ first A220-100 took off on its first flight from Mirabel airport, Québec, at 02:02 p.m. local time. The aircraft was crewed by A220 programme test pilots. During the successful 2-hour and 53-minute […]

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Working to Solve Aviation’s Gender Gap

Working to Solve Aviation’s Gender Gap

We’re very proud that Airbus Alabama employee Krystie Dunn helped to create the local chapter of the Association of Women in Aviation Maintenance (AWAM). In partnership with many other organizations and companies, Airbus Alabama is working to decrease the gender gap in the aerospace industry, and we’re looking forward to 2018’s Girls […]

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Airbus Mobile Is Part of A Global Collaboration

Airbus Mobile Is Part of A Global Collaboration

From design through production and onward to final tests and certifications, each Airbus jetliner is the result of wide-ranging expertise, complex logistics, and multinational cooperation across thousands of employees, suppliers and partners, and Team Mobile is proud to be a part of it. Airbus’ principle of global cooperation is built […]

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Softball: A New Mobile FAL Tradition

Softball: A New Mobile FAL Tradition

A new tradition has begun for Team Mobile—an annual softball tournament! It was a beautiful day for family members and employees to watch seven teams face off at the Al Trione Sports Complex in Daphne, AL. There was participation from the stations, flightline, management and on-site contractors. Ninety-one players played in […]

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2018 Plane Pull Benefits the Dumas Wesley Community Center

2018 Plane Pull Benefits the Dumas Wesley Community Center

A team from the Airbus U.S. Manufacturing Facility recently competed against multiple teams (including their colleagues from the Airbus Engineering Center in Mobile) in the annual Plane Pull to help raise funds for the Dumas Wesley Community Center. Pulling one of the planes they helped build, the team finished second […]

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Palmer Pillans Elementary students Al’Landria Jackson, Nicole Goodwin, Alexis Vander; Pillans Principal Jacinda Hollins; Airbus Engineering Site Director David Trent; United Way of Southwest Alabama’s Laurie Childers.

Airbus Engineering Sends Local Middle School Students to Germany

Three Palmer Pillans Middle School students from Mobile, AL, who participated in the Airbus Foundation Flying Challenge program will travel to Munich, Germany to participate in the Flying Experience Day in celebration of the Airbus Foundation’s 10th Anniversary. The students will represent their school among other Airbus Flying Challenge participants […]

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Aviation Traveling Exhibit Sponsored by Airbus

Aviation Traveling Exhibit Sponsored by Airbus

As we celebrate Alabama’s 200th birthday, the Alabama Shakespeare Festival is the first site to host the new Aviation in Alabama traveling exhibit, sponsored by Airbus. As part of the Alabama 200 celebration, this interactive display honors Alabama’s longstanding impact on the history of flight. The public is invited to view the exhibit in the […]

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Delta Air Lines Places Order for 100 A321neo ACF Aircraft

Delta Air Lines Places Order for 100 A321neo ACF Aircraft

Delta Air Lines today placed an order with Airbus for 100 of the manufacturer’s modern A321neo ACF (Airbus Cabin Flex configuration) aircraft. The U.S.-based carrier selected the largest member of Airbus’ single-aisle Family to meet Delta’s future requirements for aircraft with greater efficiency and additional capacity. The airline’s A321neo ACF […]

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