Delta orders 30 additional A321s

Delta orders 30 additional A321s

Georgia (U.S.)-based Delta Air Lines has placed an incremental order for 30 firm A321ceo aircraft. This order follows three previous Delta orders for the Current Engine Option version of the largest Airbus A320 Family member. The airline took delivery of its first A321 in March of last year. Delta now […]

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First A320 arrival - Spirit

Airbus Begins Production of First U.S.-built A320

The Airbus U.S. Manufacturing Facility in Mobile, Alabama, has received the major component assemblies for the first A320 that will be produced in the U.S. The 27 aircraft delivered from the facility thus far have been A321s. This marks another important milestone for the manufacturing facility, which began production in […]

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Aviation Education Center Aimed at Young People

Aviation Education Center Aimed at Young People

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 […]

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MSN 7500 Delivered to American Airlines

MSN 7500 Delivered to American Airlines

More than 20 Team Mobile production and delivery team members celebrated the delivery of Airbus milestone serial number MSN 7500, which is our 26th U.S.-produced aircraft, today with a visiting team of American Airlines employees from their Charlotte, Dallas and Tulsa stations. Our teams spent time together discussing their roles […]

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Delta Buys Jets From Airbus Alabama

Delta Buys Jets From Airbus Alabama

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 […]

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Victoria Corob, Airbus Alabama Spring Intern

Victoria Corob, Airbus Alabama Spring Intern

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 […]

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Milestone! Airbus U.S. Delivers 25th Aircraft

Photo by T. Habelmann The Airbus U.S. Manufacturing Facility has reached another milestone: the delivery of its 25th aircraft since production began. Nearly a year after its first delivery, the team at Airbus’ A320 Family production facility in Mobile, Alabama, delivered an A321 to Delta Air Lines. This is the […]

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Test Pilot Mark McCullins Soars With Airbus

Test Pilot Mark McCullins Soars With Airbus

Ever wonder what it takes to become a test pilot? You have two chances to read about how the chief test pilot at the Airbus U.S. Manufacturing Facility in Mobile made his way. Chief Test Pilot Mark McCullins is in the April editions of Mobile Bay Magazine and Business Alabama […]

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Women in STEM Teen Conference

Women in STEM Teen Conference

The 2017 Women in STEM Teen Conference recently held at the Alabama School of Math and Science was a huge success! More than 200 female students from all over Alabama attended the conference and participated in a variety of hands-on STEM activities including Biology, Physics, Chemistry, Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, […]

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The Airbus A319neo Takes to the Skies

The Airbus A319neo Takes to the Skies

The first Airbus A319neo performed its maiden flight today, The smallest member of the A320neo Family, powered by CFM International LEAP-1A engines took off from Hamburg and landed in Toulouse after a 5 hour flight. It was piloted by Experimental test pilots Michel Gagneux and Eckard Hausser. They were assisted […]

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