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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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Mobile Airport Authority Cuts Ribbon on Longest Runway

Mobile Airport Authority Cuts Ribbon on Longest Runway

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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FlightPath9 students persevere through pandemic

FlightPath9 students persevere through pandemic

When the first-ever class of FlightPath9 started their course of instruction–in the fall of 2019–they had no way of knowing just how long and winding their path to graduation would become. Now, the students in Flight Works Alabama’s program for high school seniors have made it to graduation and started […]

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JetBlue Rings in New Year with New Airbus A220-300

JetBlue Rings in New Year with New Airbus A220-300

Aircraft’s Lower Operating Costs and Superior Performance Capabilities Set Airline Up For Continued Success in the Decade Ahead JetBlue today announced it has formally taken delivery of its first Airbus A220-300 aircraft, marking the start of a new era for the airline’s fleet. The aircraft – tail N3008J – is […]

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