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Officials welcome Airbus plans to expand Alabama A320 production

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Alabama leaders hailed plans announced today by Airbus to increase production of A320 aircraft at the company’s Mobile manufacturing facility, where it will invest $40 million to construct a new support hangar. On top of a project to add a new A220 assembly line...

Written by Jerry Underwood

Record year for foreign investment sparks growth in Alabama

Airbus

With major new growth projects moving forward across Alabama, foreign direct investment continues to play a vital role in the state’s economy, building on a record total of foreign investment approaching $4.2 billion last year. These FDI projects represent major job-creation engines for many...

Written by Jerry Underwood

Milestone: Airbus launches A220 production at Alabama facility

Airbus

MOBILE, Alabama -- Airbus announced today that it has begun manufacturing A220 aircraft at its Alabama production facility, a key milestone in growth plans that will see the company add a second assembly line at its Mobile facility and hire more than 400 new...

Written by Jerry Underwood

HPM: Airbus A220 assembly line project gaining momentum in Alabama

Airbus

MOBILE, Alabama – On the campus of Airbus’ Alabama manufacturing facility, construction crews are completing the early phases of a project that represents the next chapter of the aerospace company’s U.S. growth plans. Work on the A220 aircraft assembly line in Mobile is moving...

Written by Jerry Underwood

Alabama team seeks to build on $3 billion in aerospace projects

Airbus

Alabama’s aerospace and defense industry added more than 1,400 new jobs and $653 million in new investment last year, advancing the state’s robust lineup of operations that develop leading products and innovative technologies for markets around the world. Highlights of the 2018 announcements include...

Written by Dawn Azok

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Airbus introduces workforce development programs for Mobile students

Airbus

MOBILE, Alabama – Airbus today launched two new programs aimed at putting applicants with little or no aviation or aerospace experience in jobs where its A220 and A320 production facilities are located. The FlightPath9 and Fast Track programs seek to expand Airbus’ production workforce...

Written by Jerry Underwood

4 Alabama firms tapped for work on new Airbus A220 assembly line

Airbus

Birmingham-based HPM, which is overseeing the construction of a second assembly line at Airbus’ manufacturing facility in Mobile, announced that four other Alabama firms will play major roles in the project. The new assembly line will allow Airbus to accelerate production of a second...

Written by Jerry Underwood

Airbus kicks off construction on A220 assembly line in Mobile

Airbus

MOBILE, Alabama – Governor Kay Ivey joined leaders of Airbus, top local officials and others at the Mobile Aeroplex today for a groundbreaking ceremony to launch construction of the company’s new A220 aircraft manufacturing facility. The assembly line will satisfy the strong and growing...

Written by Jerry Underwood

Airbus teams with AIDT to hire 600 new workers to fuel Alabama growth

Airbus

MOBILE, Alabama – Airbus said today it is working with AIDT to seek candidates to fill the first manufacturing positions at a new assembly line for A220 aircraft at the company's production facility in Mobile. In addition, Airbus said it is hiring for production...

Written by Jerry Underwood

Airbus advances project to build new Alabama A220 assembly line

Airbus

MOBILE, Alabama – Airbus announced today that Birmingham-based HPM will act as program manager for the planning, design and construction of a new assembly line at its Alabama manufacturing facility that will produce A220 aircraft. In this role, HPM will be responsible for managing all aspects...

Written by Jerry Underwood

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