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GM Daryl Taylor Joins The Alabama STEM Council

Airbus Mobile Final Assembly Line GM Daryl Taylor will represent Airbus on the newly established Alabama STEM Council, created by Governor Kay Ivey. Governor Kay Ivey on Monday announced that she has signed Executive Order NO. 721 establishing the Alabama STEM Council. The council will advise state leadership on ways […]

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Airbus Celebrates Five Years With Team Mobile

Airbus Celebrates Five Years With Team Mobile

Five years ago, Airbus put Mobile on the map when it comes to world aviation, and not even current events have stopped us from recognizing Team Mobile’s hard work as we go through growth and change together. WKRG reports: Hurricane Sally interrupted an important milestone for a relatively new Mobile […]

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Airbus and Sustainable Aviation Fuel

Airbus and Sustainable Aviation Fuel

Airbus is expanding our sustainable aviation fuel operations, to now include aircraft deliveries from our site in Hamburg, Germany. We began sustainable delivery flights in 2016, beginning with the Airbus headquarters production facility in Toulouse, France, followed by the final assembly line in Mobile. Aviation Pros reports: “Sustainability and efficiency are essential for […]

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First Look at Flight Works Alabama

First Look at Flight Works Alabama

Flight Works Alabama, a new aerospace exhibition and education center, is now open in Mobile, as the result of cooperation between the Airbus Foundation, the state of Alabama and other educational partners and commercial sponsors. The Alabama News Center reports: Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey said the facility is an investment […]

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Spotlight Shines on Alabama Aerospace Manufacturing

Spotlight Shines on Alabama Aerospace Manufacturing

Over the last century, Alabama’s aerospace industry has grown larger and more diverse, from aviation, defense, space and beyond. And thanks to companies like Airbus, foreign investors are coming to Mobile to explore the many options the area has to offer. FDI Intelligence recently reported: “Alabama has a lot to offer […]

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South Alabama Manufacturing Rallies to Support Local Health Care

South Alabama Manufacturing Rallies to Support Local Health Care

A team of South Alabama’s largest industrial employers have adjusted manufacturing efforts from delivering global goods to producing local medical supplies amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Global manufacturing companies Austal USA, Airbus, and AM/NS Calvert, all with operations in Mobile, Ala., diverted part of their core manufacturing operations to produce medical […]

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Coronavirus Won’t End The Mobile FAL

Coronavirus Won’t End The Mobile FAL

While Airbus CEO Guillaume Faury acknowledges that the coronavirus pandemic is the “gravest crisis” for the aerospace industry and that Airbus will have to “right-size” business operations in general, we are proud to say that we have no intention of closing Mobile – it has been and remains a strategic part […]

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How Airbus Aircraft Parts Arrive in Mobile

How Airbus Aircraft Parts Arrive in Mobile

You might not think of them as “aircraft carriers”, but that’s what the Airbus ships do as they carry aircraft parts around the world, including to the Mobile Final Assembly line here in Mobile. SimpleFlying.com reports: The Mobile Express crosses the Atlantic Ocean once per month, carrying major A320 Family […]

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Airbus Maveric: Passenger Jet Meets B-2 Bomber

Airbus Maveric: Passenger Jet Meets B-2 Bomber

At the 2020 Singapore Air Show, Airbus unveiled an innovative new design for a blended wing aircraft that could significantly reduce fuel consumption. The MAVERIC (model aircraft for validation and experimentation of robust innovative controls) is a blended-wing body airplane. Wired Magazine reports: As the name suggests, the triangular Maveric blurs […]

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