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French and German Ambassadors to U.S. visit Mobile

Airbus Americas Chairman & CEO Jeff Knittel received French Ambassador to the U.S., His Excellency Philippe Etienne and German Ambassador to the U.S., Her Excellency Emily Margarethe Haber in Mobile to learn more about U.S. manufacturing at Airbus and the unique partnership between Airbus, local elected officials and the business […]

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Celebrating Bettsie Norton and Ana Ovastrom, women in aviation

Celebrating Bettsie Norton and Ana Ovastrom, women in aviation

Two of our Airbus team members have been recognized for their outstanding work professionally and in our community. Bettsie Norton, Chief of Staff, was recently named a 2022 Woman of Impact. The award recognizes the personal and professional accomplishments of Alabama women whose powerful contributions have moved the needle across […]

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Airbus announces U.S. industrial expansion

Airbus announces U.S. industrial expansion

Today Airbus held an event in Mobile announcing the increase of capacity at its U.S. Manufacturing Facility with the building of a new Final Assembly Line (FAL), expected to break ground in Q1 2023 and include the hiring of 1,000 new employees. In addition to the new assembly line, Airbus […]

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Airbus attends Community Foundation luncheon

Airbus attends Community Foundation luncheon

Representatives from Airbus Employee Resource Groups attended the Community Foundation of South Alabama’s annual luncheon, Mar. 18. The lunch serves as a milestone in the Foundation’s yearly campaign to support non-profits, corporate investors, and individual investors in the coastal Alabama region. For 45 years, the Foundation has awarded over 450 philanthropic […]

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Airbus now delivering aircraft from the US with SAF blend

Airbus now delivering aircraft from the US with SAF blend

Airbus has begun delivery of all aircraft from its U.S. manufacturing facility here with a blend of U.S.-sourced sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) and conventional jet fuel. The initiative is a further step in Airbus’ ongoing commitment to carbon-neutral growth in the aviation sector, with a long-term goal of developing a […]

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Breeze Airways unveils first of 80 Airbus A220s on order

Breeze Airways unveils first of 80 Airbus A220s on order

Breeze Airways (Breeze)  unveiled its first of 80 A220-300 aircraft on order during a preview event at the Airbus A220 final assembly line in Mobile, Alabama. The aircraft is expected to be delivered to Breeze in the coming weeks. Breeze’s A220-300 cabin is configured in a comfortable two-class 126 seat […]

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Airport Authority Cuts Longest Runway Ribbon

Airport Authority Cuts Longest Runway Ribbon

As part of its grand re-opening of the Mobile Downtown Airport’s longest runway, the Mobile Airport Authority held a ribbon-cutting ceremony. It’s been closed for a $9.1 million rehabilitation project. This was a vast project that will have a lasting impact on the community and the local economy for years to […]

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Airbus Celebrates Pride Month

Airbus Celebrates Pride Month

Airbus recently celebrated Pride Month with a number of events, both virtual and in person. On June 10th, Daryl Taylor hosted the HRC Aerospace for Equality Forum. HRC, Airbus, Northrop Grumman, American Airlines, & JetBlue held a panel discussion in celebration of Pride Month, focused on LGBTQ Inclusion in the Aerospace […]

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