I Am Airbus: Employees Tell Their Stories

  • Team Lead Jorge Gomez-Giraldo is Living the Dream

    Team Lead Jorge Gomez-Giraldo is Living the Dream

    Jorge Gomez-Giraldo and his twin brother were born in Medellin, Columbia and raised by a single mother who worked hard to provide a life for her boys. Now he's a Team Lead mechanic on the A220 Flight Line in Mobile.

    Read More
  • Astronauts of the future may have Zachary Peavy to thank

    Astronauts of the future may have Zachary Peavy to thank

    Before he became an Airbus Process Performance Engineer and began work on his first project with Team Mobile, Zachary Peavy had already played a key role in another high-flying project: NASA's prototype Automated Microgravity Agricultural Experiment Station

    Read More
  • Richard Aoun learned the value of teamwork at Airbus

    Richard Aoun learned the value of teamwork at Airbus

    Richard Aoun speaks four languages and has worked in and travelled to many countries. But it wasn’t until he had taken a job with Airbus at the Final Assembly Line in Mobile that he learned the full value of teamwork. Now, he's taken a job at Airbus Americas headquarters, as Director of Strategic Procurement.

    Read More
  • Jessica Davis’ story begins with a bold act of courage

    Jessica Davis’ story begins with a bold act of courage

    It’s April 29, 1975 in Saigon, Vietnam and the city is encircled by North Vietnamese army units. "White Christmas" is playing over and over on the American radio station—the signal to begin the final air evacuation of U.S. military and diplomatic personnel, along with their closest South Vietnamese allies.

    Read More

Seen and Heard

  • When I got picked and went through this training, I was ecstatic.

  • The team is excited to start working in their new A220 facility, and to welcome a new customer.

  • (Airbus has) put Mobile on the map. Now, people at the Paris Air Show know Mobile.

  • The new Flight Works Alabama Aviation Education Center will help provide Mobile’s future workforce with the necessary preparation to pursue opportunities in the aerospace industry.

  • With the addition of the new A220, Mobile is poised to do something that no one could have dreamed about. With the production of the A320 and A220, Mobile will become the fourth largest commercial aviation site in the world.

  • I think a lot of people are going to be attracted to move here.

  • We are so honored to be the first delivery here – thank you very much indeed!

Airbus Alabama In the News