The U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $500,000 grant to Alabama Aviation Education Center, Inc., of Mobile, Alabama, which is located in a Tax Cuts and Jobs Act designated Opportunity Zone, to support development of the new Flight Works Alabama Aviation Education Center. “President Trump […]
The Mobile Express ocean-going ship carries A320 Family aircraft components from Europe to the U.S. final assembly line Airbus has inaugurated Europe-U.S. transportation services with the Mobile Express, a new ship that carries major A320 Family jetliner subassemblies from the company’s European production network to the final assembly line in […]
Alabama-based companies HPM, Brasfield & Gorrie, BRPH, H.O. Weaver and Sons, and BL Harbert International will all have roles to play in the construction of the the new A220 assembly line, to be located at the Mobile Aeroplex at Brookley. HPM is providing project management. Made In Alabama reports: “Our intent […]
The first production employees for Airbus’ A220 production facility in Mobile, Alabama have officially reported for work! The employees began their new hire orientation training at the AIDT facility on the Mobile Aeroplex at Brookley today. After a month of local training, the team will transition to Mirabel, Quebec (Canada) […]
A dozen Airbus employees representing the three Airbus facilities in Mobile (production, engineering, defense & space) recently got an up close and personal visit to the training base for New York Yacht Club American Magic, the U.S. Challenger for sailing’s 36th America’s Cup set to be held in 2021. American […]
For Environmental Health and Safety Specialist Blake Johnson, the issue of safety at the Airbus U.S. Manufacturing Facility in Mobile is a personal one.
Team Mobile recently hosted international members of the aviation and aerospace press from five countries. Reporters from a wide range of publications toured the Mobile final assembly line, heard presentations on the new A220 program, and asked questions of the company’s top management before attending a groundbreaking ceremony for the planned A220 […]
With a crunch of shovels and a volley of fireworks, Airbus employees and executives, state and local officials, and airline industry representatives broke ground on January 16 on a new A220 Final Assembly Line in Mobile, Alabama. Located just feet from the existing A320 FAL, the new facility will employ […]
Airbus, in conjunction with its hiring partner AIDT, is seeking its first candidates to fill manufacturing positions for its newest assembly line in Mobile, Alabama. The positions are the first wave of production jobs announced for the company’s A220 aircraft assembly line. The open positions include Aircraft Structure/Installation Mechanics, Installers […]
The Mobile Final Assembly Line has reached another great milestone: we have delivered our 100th aircraft. The A320neo was delivered to Frontier Airlines, thanks to the hard work of all of Team Mobile. We anticipate many more milestones as we move forward into the future.