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I Am Airbus: Employees Tell Their Stories

  • The Day Alex Wood’s Life Changed Forever

    The Day Alex Wood’s Life Changed Forever

    In the late Spring of 2019, Alex Wood was sitting in class at Satsuma High School when he heard an announcement about a new program being formed by Airbus and Flight Works Alabama. “We had a presentation at our school my junior year,” Alex said. “At the time, I was really worried about paying for college, so I went to the meeting.”

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  • Omar Alava ensures quality here, there, and everywhere

    Omar Alava ensures quality here, there, and everywhere

    You will see Omar Alava in every corner of Mobile’s U.S. Manufacturing Facility, from the moment of inspection at the trans-shipment hangar all the way to the delivery center. Omar is originally from Lima, Peru, making it to the U.S. when he was 12.

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  • Airbus saw something in Anna Tucker she didn’t see in herself

    Airbus saw something in Anna Tucker she didn’t see in herself

    When Airbus hired Anna Tucker for a job at the U. S. Manufacturing Facility in Mobile, it soon became clear that the company’s assessment of her potential had been right on target.

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  • 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.

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Airbus Alabama News

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!