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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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Join FWA for How Things Fly Summer Camp

Join FWA for How Things Fly Summer Camp

Has your child ever asked you how airplanes make it up into the sky? Join Flight Works Alabama for the How Things Fly Summer Workshop, June 21-24, for kids in grades 4-6 to explore flight and aviation. Hands-on activities will include learning to use 3-D modeling software, designing and printing a […]

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We’re Celebrating Our 10th Mobile-Built A220

We’re Celebrating Our 10th Mobile-Built A220

Team Mobile celebrates its 10th delivery of an American-made A220 with a second delivery to JetBlue. Flying on JetBlue’s new service from Boston to Tampa, the A220 allows passengers to enjoy quieter and more fuel efficient engines, new 2X3 seating (perfect for couples and families with the most legroom found in coach), and […]

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Reflections on International Women’s Day 2021

Reflections on International Women’s Day 2021

International Women’s Day is, of course, a day to celebrate the accomplishments and possibilities of women around the world. I want to take this opportunity to thank our team of strong and talented women who help Airbus in Mobile delivery amazing results every day. But here in Alabama, especially this […]

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Airbus welcomes HBCUs to Mobile FAL

Airbus welcomes HBCUs to Mobile FAL

This week, Airbus in Mobile had the pleasure of welcoming leaders from five Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) from Alabama and Florida. This two-day event was an opportunity to develop relationships between prominent HBCUs, Airbus and our local Mobile Workforce Development stakeholders. “Our goal in building a diverse ecosystem is […]

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