Great trip last week to visit our colleagues in Tianjin, China. Andre and I joined the Single Aisle leadership teams from Hamburg, Toulouse and Tianjin to align on our 2017 objectives and continue to work together to leverage the benefits of Final Assembly plants in 4 countries and 3 continents. […]
There are those who talk about the problems in the world, and then there are those who do something about them. Airbus employees Krystie Dunn and Jane Shelton have decided to do their part in overcoming the problem represented by the relatively small number of women working in the aviation […]
If you could go back in time to the 1960s, when Brookley Aeroplex was an active Air Force base, you might see Quality Assurance Lead Steven Brown as a young man, riding his bicycle around the grounds. “I actually grew up across the street from here. I was a member […]
A great day in Mobile as we delivered our 15th U.S.-produced A321 to Delta! 11 employees from the airline’s Minneapolis-based team came to Mobile to take delivery of the aircraft along with Greg May, Delta’s SVP of Fleet and Supply Chain Management. The Delta team toured the Airbus U.S. Manufacturing […]
Airbus showed its Alabama-pride with a fly-over of today’s Iron Bowl game between Auburn University and the The University of Alabama. Whether Tiger or Tide — we have state pride! Auburn Football! Alabama Football!
On Saturday, September 24, nearly 1,200 family and friends of Mobile FAL employees came together for Family Day 2016. Guests toured the Transshipment Hangar and the Final Assembly Line Hangar, and viewed an assortment of aerobatic and vintage aircraft in a static display near the Delivery Center. FAL team members […]
The first Airbus #A321 aircraft produced for Delta Air Lines in the Airbus U.S. Manufacturing Facility has flown for the first time. The A321 took off from the Mobile Aeroplex at Brookley in Mobile, Alabama, this afternoon. The flight lasted approximately 3.5 hours during which tests were performed on systems, […]
Thanks to the Team Mobile volunteers who represented us at the American Cancer Society Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk in Mobile on Saturday! The event raised more than $400,000 overall—and Airbus was proud to be a part of it!
We were honored to recognize our peer award winners in front of the whole team last week at the all-employee meeting.
It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s Sup…no it’s an airplane. The first A321 to be produced for Spirit Airlines successfully flew within its test flight program today in Mobile, Ala. This is the 10th aircraft to be produced at the Airbus U.S. Manufacturing Facility.