Where Are They Now? — Wes Alberts

Where Are They Now? — Wes Alberts

AirbusAlabama.com interviewed Wes Alberts four years ago, when he was settling into his job on the Flight Light at the Airbus U.S. Manufacturing Facility in Mobile.  Recently, we caught up with Wes to see what has changed in the intervening four years. “I still remain with the flight test group, […]

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Mobile Wins Million Dollar Federal Grant

Mobile Wins Million Dollar Federal Grant

Airbus, in partnership with United Airlines, Austal USA and the University of South Alabama, wrote a letter in support of Mobile’s application for a million dollar grant which could bring non-stop flights between Mobile Regional Airport and Washington-Dulles International Airport. The Small Community Air Service Development Program (SCASDP) grant award […]

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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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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 Historically Black Colleges and Universities

Airbus welcomes Historically Black Colleges and Universities

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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