When Rich Bexley learned Airbus would be locating a final assembly line in Mobile, he knew right away he wanted to be a part of it.
I Am Airbus
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 […]
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. Like many folks who work in […]
Not so long ago, Aircraft Manager Anna Tucker felt stuck in life. A single mom at the time, she got up early every morning to cook breakfast at a gas station, then went to work at a distribution center in Baldwin County, just to make ends meet. “I was doing […]
The last time we spoke with Ryane Dedeaux, in 2016, she was a Tool Shop Attendant at the U.S. Manufacturing Facility in Mobile. A lot has happened since then. Ryane first moved to the Quality Department for the A320, then was promoted to her current position of FAL Customer Manager […]
Born in Columbia, Jorge Gomez-Giraldo studied to be an aircraft mechanic, which laid the foundation for everything he’s done since.
AirbusAlabama.com interviewed Wes Alberts four years ago, when he was settling into his job on the Flight Light at the Airbus U.S. Manufacturing Facility in Mobile. Recently, we caught up with Wes to see what has changed in the intervening four years. “I still remain with the flight test group, […]
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. Working with two dozen colleagues at the University of South Alabama and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), Zachary […]
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. “When I was working in the oil and gas industry, […]
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. Amid […]