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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The Airbus/Bombardier Partnership: “A Natural Fit”

The Airbus/Bombardier Partnership: “A Natural Fit”

Airbus and Bombardier Inc. formed a partnership to bring together Airbus’ global reach and scale with Bombardier’s newest, state-of-the-art jet aircraft family. Philippe Balducchi, CEO of the Airbus Bombardier, recently took some time to reflect on the “natural fit” of this remarkable partnership. Mike Richardson of Aerospace Manufacturing Magazine met with Mr. Balducchi, who […]

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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 Alabama Celebrates ISO14001 Certification Milestone

Airbus Alabama Celebrates ISO14001 Certification Milestone

The ISO 14001 certification is a voluntary internationally recognized standard which sets out the criteria for an effective environment management system. This recognition brings the Mobile Final Assembly Line in line with 56,000 colleagues in 20 sites across 7 countries, and shows our commitment to sustainability throughout the aircraft’s lifecycle.

Embry-Riddle to Team with Airbus, Flightworks

Embry-Riddle to Team with Airbus, Flightworks

In partnership with Airbus Alabama, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University will offer its award-winning educational programs at Flight Works Alabama. Markets Insider reports: Promoting career advancement and upward mobility for Airbus employees and other Mobile-area professionals as well as first-time college students and high school students engaged in a dual-enrollment program will be […]

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The First Airbus A220-100 Painted in Delta Colors

The First Airbus A220-100 Painted in Delta Colors

The first Airbus A220-100 painted in Delta colors has rolled out of the Bombardier paint shop, and when it’s delivered, it will be the first A220 in a U.S. airline fleet. Future A220s will be built at a new assembly line right here in Mobile. AL.com reports: Airbus and Bombardier plan to build […]

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Flightworks Alabama: A Gateway to Aerospace for Students

Flightworks Alabama: A Gateway to Aerospace for Students

Described as “a true partnership between Airbus and the state of Alabama”, Flightworks Alabama holds the promise of a future in aerospace for local students. AL.com reports: “The growth we talk about in Alabama is more than just investment. The growth also encompasses involvement,” Airbus Americas Chairman Emeritus Allan McArtor […]

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