Along with their colleagues at Engineering and Defense & Space, members of the Airbus Mobile Final Assembly Line raised more than $5,360 for the American Cancer Society’s fight against breast cancer. October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, an annual campaign to increase awareness of the disease and work for a cure.
We had another occasion to be proud of our community involvement, as members of the Airbus Mobile Final Assembly Line recently volunteered with Habitat for Humanity to help build an affordable home for a family in need. Habitat for Humanity helps families become homeowners, with a strong focus on strength, stability and self-reliance. […]
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 […]
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 Partnership, recently took some time to reflect on the “natural fit” of this remarkable partnership. Mike Richardson of Aerospace Manufacturing Magazine met with Mr. Balducchi, […]
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 were proud to participate in 2018’s Girls […]
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.
The 31st annual Alabama Coastal Cleanup was held Saturday, September 15th across Mobile and Baldwin counties. Airbus volunteers acted as Recycling Coordinators at McNally Park and May Day Park (Dap. Our job was to separate plastics and aluminum to reduce landfill disposal. Alabama’s largest one-day volunteer event, Coastal Cleanup removes tons […]
One of the most popular airliners in the world, the Airbus A320 is rapidly catching up to Boeing’s 737 as the best selling aircraft of all time. Business Insider reports on “how the Airbus A320 family became the Boeing 737’s greatest foe”: Through the end of August, Boeing has sold a […]
Airbus’ A320 Family production facility in the U.S. will this week deliver its first aircraft partially powered by sustainable jet fuel. The latest A321 for JetBlue is due to depart Mobile on 20 September with 15 percent sustainable jet fuel in its tanks. In total, five A321 aircraft are due […]
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 […]