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Airbus Mobile FAL Named 2020 Innovator of the Year

Airbus Mobile FAL Named 2020 Innovator of the Year

We are proud to announce that we have been honored by the Mobile Area Chamber of Commerce as the 2020 Innovator of the Year. This has been a challenging year for everyone due to the health and economic impacts of COVID-19. Our production and engineering teams put their technical expertise to […]

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Mobile FAL delivers 200th #A320

Mobile FAL delivers 200th #A320

We’ve delivered our 200th #A320 Family member produced in Mobile, Alabama to American Airlines. The A321neo joins one of the youngest fleets in the region, building on the airline’s focus on fuel-efficient and environmentally friendly aircraft. Congratulations to the A320 team for achieving another historic milestone!

Airbus Aircraft Challenge Debuts at B.C. Rain HS

Airbus Aircraft Challenge Debuts at B.C. Rain HS

The Airbus team offered support and expertise to Mobile County Public Schools, B.C. Rain High School to help students at B.C. Rain’s Aviation and Aerospace Academy build an airplane from the ground up: one thought to be the first in the state built by high school students. A total of about 75 […]

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Airbus tests automated aviation security technology

Airbus tests automated aviation security technology

Airbus and Koniku Inc. have made a significant step forward in the automated and contactless detection of chemical, biological and explosive threats for the aviation industry. In partnership with the Mobile, Ala. Police Department, the canine squad from the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency and FBI bomb technicians, Airbus led a […]

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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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