A220 Production Hangar Opens in Mobile

A220 Production Hangar Opens in Mobile

Airbus has reached two important milestones at our commercial aircraft production facility in Mobile, Ala.: we’ve officially inaugurated production activities in a newly-built Final Assembly Line hangar, and we started production of the first U.S.-built A220 for JetBlue. The new 270,000 sq. foot hangar, where both A220-100 and A220-300 aircraft […]

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Coronavirus Won’t End The Mobile FAL

Coronavirus Won’t End The Mobile FAL

While Airbus CEO Guillaume Faury acknowledges that the coronavirus pandemic is the “gravest crisis” for the aerospace industry and that Airbus will have to “right-size” business operations in general, we are proud to say that we have no intention of closing Mobile – it has been and remains a strategic part […]

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Airbus, University of South Alabama Producing 3D Printed Masks

Airbus, University of South Alabama Producing 3D Printed Masks

Members of the Airbus Mobile production and engineering teams have joined up with The University of South Alabama to produce 3D-printed, reusable face masks and mask tension release bands for medical personnel on the frontline of the COVID-19 pandemic. The first batch was delivered on Friday. The team is making the masks and […]

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Airbus donates 40,000 Masks to Mobile and Baldwin Counties

Airbus donates 40,000 Masks to Mobile and Baldwin Counties

Airbus has donated 40,000 face masks to Mobile and Baldwin counties to aid and protect city and health care professionals in their fight against the COVID- 19 virus. Twenty-thousand masks each have been donated to the Mobile Fire & Rescue Department in Mobile County, and the Emergency Management Agency in […]

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A Message from General Manager Daryl Taylor

A Message from General Manager Daryl Taylor

Today marks the start of a new week in a world with very new ways of working. As we at the Airbus U.S. Manufacturing Facility move into this “new normal” for us, I want to take a moment to recognize and thank the amazing team in Mobile for their hard […]

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How Airbus Aircraft Parts Arrive in Mobile

How Airbus Aircraft Parts Arrive in Mobile

You might not think of them as “aircraft carriers”, but that’s what the Airbus ships do as they carry aircraft parts around the world, including to the Mobile Final Assembly line here in Mobile. SimpleFlying.com reports: The Mobile Express crosses the Atlantic Ocean once per month, carrying major A320 Family […]

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Airbus Maveric: Passenger Jet Meets B-2 Bomber

Airbus Maveric: Passenger Jet Meets B-2 Bomber

At the 2020 Singapore Air Show, Airbus unveiled an innovative new design for a blended wing aircraft that could significantly reduce fuel consumption. The MAVERIC (model aircraft for validation and experimentation of robust innovative controls) is a blended-wing body airplane. Wired Magazine reports: As the name suggests, the triangular Maveric blurs […]

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Production team achieves significant safety record

Production team achieves significant safety record

The employees at the Airbus U.S. Manufacturing Facility in Mobile recently achieved an important safety record: more than 1 million working hours without a lost time incident! This milestone was accomplished through the dedication of all employees to creating a safe, positive and productive site. It’s even more impressive because […]

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