HOAR101- Aerial Photos of the Assembly Line Mobile Airbus FAL at Brookley

Airbus, Indigo Partners sign $49.5 Billion Commitment

  Airbus has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with a group of airlines under which the company will deliver 430 new aircraft. The commitment, announced at the Dubai Airshow, comprises 273 A320neos and 157 A321neos worth a combined $49.5 billion at list prices. Indigo Partners’ four portfolio airlines committed to […]

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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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Family Day fun for Team Mobile

Family Day fun for Team Mobile

On a warm but breezy Fall day, dozens of Team Mobile members gathered with family and friends for the second Family Day at the U.S. Manufacturing Facility. On Saturday, October 21, from 2 until 6pm, attendees took tours, bounced in inflatables, climbed climbing walls, and viewed vintage aircraft. A wide array of […]

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For Susan Drews, Aviation is a Family Affair

For Susan Drews, Aviation is a Family Affair

On a sunny day in San Diego, California, Tim Strachan took his young family aboard the USS Enterprise, the world’s first nuclear-powered aircraft carrier.  A welder in the US Navy, Mr. Strachan knew a thing or two about the many aircraft that lined the decks of the “Big E,” as […]

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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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Airbus Delivers First A320 Produced in America

Airbus Delivers First A320 Produced in America

Aircraft Joins the Spirit Airlines Fleet Previous Deliveries of 36 Aircraft to Four Customers Were A321 Model The first delivery of an A320 aircraft from the Airbus U.S. Manufacturing Facility has taken place in Mobile, Alabama, USA. The aircraft, delivered to Spirit Airlines, is the 37th overall delivery from the U.S. facility […]

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Behind the Scenes: Airbus A321 Test Flight

Behind the Scenes: Airbus A321 Test Flight

Want to know what it is like to go on the test flight of a brand new A321? Click play for a quick behind-the-scenes look at a test flight: sit in on a pre-flight briefing, come aboard and fly with our pilots and crew as we put the aircraft through […]

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First U.S.-built A320 Takes Flight

First U.S.-built A320 Takes Flight

The first Airbus A320 aircraft to be produced at the Airbus U.S. Manufacturing Facility in Mobile, Alabama, has flown for the first time. The A320 took off from the Mobile Aeroplex at Brookley on August 15. The flight lasted approximately four hours, during which tests were performed on systems, engines […]

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