The Airbus A320: World’s Most Popular Airplane

The Airbus A320: World’s Most Popular Airplane

Boeing’s 737 is no longer the world’s most popular airplane. The Airbus 320 family has officially received more orders, despite its relative newcomer status to the world of aviation. Business Insider reports: Through the end of October, Boeing had recorded 15,136 orders for 737 models, including all generations of the […]

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Team Mobile Celebrates 2019 Girls in Aviation Day

Team Mobile Celebrates 2019 Girls in Aviation Day

Team Mobile helped to host and sponsor the annual Girls in Aviation Day event at the AIDT training center near our Final Assembly Line, for our third year of taking part in this inspirational event. Airbus partnered with the Association for Women in Aviation Maintenance (AWAM) Gulf Coast Chapter 22 to create exciting […]

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Peter Jackson Applies Marine Corps Principles to Airbus Job

Peter Jackson Applies Marine Corps Principles to Airbus Job

For 13 years, Aircraft Systems Installer Peter Jackson helped keep EA-6B Prowler aircraft mission-ready for the United States Marine Corps. For most of that time, Peter was based in Cherry Point, North Carolina, but was often deployed to one of five countries, including Iraq. Peter was part of a team […]

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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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Elected officials have good things to say about Airbus

Elected officials have good things to say about Airbus

Both local and federal elected officials had good things to say about Airbus recently, as reported in AL.com. Mobile Mayor Sandy Stimpson, U.S. Rep. Bradley Byrne (R-AL) and Sen. Doug Jones (D-AL), responded to recent criticism leveled against Delta Air Lines by pointing out that when Airbus customers buy from […]

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FlightPath9, Fast Track Create Job Path for Students

FlightPath9, Fast Track Create Job Path for Students

Airbus is partnering with local schools and other organizations to create new pathways to employment with Airbus for local high school students and others who have little or no aviation experience. AL.com reports: For high-school seniors, the first of the newly announced is a taxiway leading them directly into the second. FlightPath9 is a nine-month […]

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Airbus Celebrates 50th Anniversary With Historic Flight

Airbus Celebrates 50th Anniversary With Historic Flight

The Airbus family kicked off our 50th anniversary in style, with jets spanning our commercial line taking to the air in the skies over France, including the A220, A319neo, A330-900, A350-1000, A380, and BelugaXL. The French Air Force acrobatic team Patrouille de France joined us in celebration. Read more about the […]

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Airbus, Collins Aerospace in Foley Celebrate Success

Airbus, Collins Aerospace in Foley Celebrate Success

The Airbus Mobile Final Assembly line and the Collins Aerospace facility in Foley, one of our major suppliers, are celebrating several milestones with more to come. AL.com reports: Thursday’s celebration tied in, to some extent, with the 50th anniversary of Airbus’ founding, which the company celebrated on Wednesday. “Our relationship […]

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