Airbus commercial aircraft production in the U.S. has reached a significant milestone: five years since aircraft production began in the Mobile, Alabama based facility. A recent report from the University of South Alabama Center for Real Estate & Economic Development concluded that the Airbus manufacturing facility’s total economic impact on […]
Airbus is expanding our sustainable aviation fuel operations, to now include aircraft deliveries from our site in Hamburg, Germany. We began sustainable delivery flights in 2016, beginning with the Airbus headquarters production facility in Toulouse, France, followed by the final assembly line in Mobile. Aviation Pros reports: “Sustainability and efficiency are essential for […]
Flight Works Alabama, a new aerospace exhibition and education center, is now open in Mobile, as the result of cooperation between the Airbus Foundation, the state of Alabama and other educational partners and commercial sponsors. The Alabama News Center reports: Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey said the facility is an investment […]
Airbus is proud to join with the Mobile Area Chamber of Commerce, AM/NS Calvert, and Wind Creek Hospitality to encourage everyone to wear masks and keep Alabama open.
Over the last century, Alabama’s aerospace industry has grown larger and more diverse, from aviation, defense, space and beyond. And thanks to companies like Airbus, foreign investors are coming to Mobile to explore the many options the area has to offer. FDI Intelligence recently reported: “Alabama has a lot to offer […]
A team of South Alabama’s largest industrial employers have adjusted manufacturing efforts from delivering global goods to producing local medical supplies amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Global manufacturing companies Austal USA, Airbus, and AM/NS Calvert, all with operations in Mobile, Ala., diverted part of their core manufacturing operations to produce medical […]
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 […]
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 […]