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Airbus begins U.S. production of A220 aircraft

Airbus begins U.S. production of A220 aircraft

Airbus has today officially begun manufacturing the A220 in the U.S. The first team of A220 production workers began work at Airbus’ Mobile, Alabamabased production facility following their recent return from on-the-job training in Mirabel, Quebec, Canada, where the A220 programme and primary final assembly line are located. “The expansion […]

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The A220 Pioneers have reported to Mirabel for their on-the-job training.

First production employees for A220 Assembly Line in Mobile start training in Mirabel

The first group of production employees for Airbus’ U.S.-based A220 production line in Mobile, Alabama—called Pioneers—reported for their on-the-job-training in Mirabel, Quebec, Canada this week. Over the next three months, the structure assemblers, electricians, flightline team members, and quality inspectors will work alongside their counterparts in Canada to become familiar […]

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A New Transatlantic Link for Airbus’ Assembly Network

A New Transatlantic Link for Airbus’ Assembly Network

The Mobile Express ocean-going ship carries A320 Family aircraft components from Europe to the U.S. final assembly line Airbus has inaugurated Europe-U.S. transportation services with the Mobile Express, a new ship that carries major A320 Family jetliner subassemblies from the company’s European production network to the final assembly line in […]

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Up, Up, and Away! The Maiden Flight of the First Delta A220

Up, Up, and Away! The Maiden Flight of the First Delta A220

Delta will be the first U.S. operator to benefit from this new-generation aircraft’s unbeatable efficiency Delta Air Lines’ first A220-100 took off on its first flight from Mirabel airport, Québec, at 02:02 p.m. local time. The aircraft was crewed by A220 programme test pilots. During the successful 2-hour and 53-minute […]

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Working to Solve Aviation’s Gender Gap

Working to Solve Aviation’s Gender Gap

We’re very proud that Airbus Alabama employee Krystie Dunn helped to create the local chapter of the Association of Women in Aviation Maintenance (AWAM). In partnership with many other organizations and companies, Airbus Alabama is working to decrease the gender gap in the aerospace industry, and we were proud to participate in 2018’s Girls […]

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Airbus Mobile Is Part of A Global Collaboration

Airbus Mobile Is Part of A Global Collaboration

From design through production and onward to final tests and certifications, each Airbus jetliner is the result of wide-ranging expertise, complex logistics, and multinational cooperation across thousands of employees, suppliers and partners, and Team Mobile is proud to be a part of it. Airbus’ principle of global cooperation is built […]

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