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Airbus kicks off construction on A220 assembly line in Mobile

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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

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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

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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

Airbus kicks off construction on Flight Works Alabama education center

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MOBILE, Alabama – Flight Works Alabama, a new aviation experience center near Airbus’ manufacturing facility in Mobile, is ready to begin its take off. Alabama Governor Kay Ivey joined Airbus executives, city and county leaders from Mobile, and industry and educational partners in breaking...

Written by Jerry Underwood

Alabama aerospace connections on display at Farnborough Airshow

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FARNBOROUGH, England — The Farnborough International Airshow is the global industry’s grand event in 2018, highlighted by thunderous aerial flyovers and mind-boggling billion-dollar aircraft purchase announcements. For the Alabama team at the airshow, the event also represents an opportunity to showcase the state's deep...

Written by Jerry Underwood

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New investment fuels aerospace job growth across Alabama

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Momentum continues to build in Alabama’s aerospace industry, which is adding new investments and hundreds of jobs to produce innovative, in-demand products in communities across the state. In 2017 alone, there were announcements totaling nearly $690 million and 1,750 jobs. Those numbers increased the...

Written by Dawn Azok

Alabama Aviation Training Center plays key role in aerospace growth

Airbus

MOBILE, Alabama -- A key ingredient to the success of Alabama’s Airbus jet manufacturing facility is an innovative advanced training center built by the state to boost the aerospace industry workforce. The $7 million Alabama Aviation Training Center, which opened in 2014 at Mobile Aeroplex,

Written by Dawn Azok

Alabama officials welcome Airbus-Bombardier partnership plan

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MOBILE, Alabama – Alabama officials today congratulated Airbus and Bombardier on making significant progress toward the completion of a partnership deal that could see the companies establish a new assembly line for Bombardier’s C Series passenger jets at Airbus’ Mobile facility. Aerospace giant Airbus...

Written by Jerry Underwood

Production ramp-up at Airbus Alabama factory could add 600 jobs

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MOBILE, Alabama – The Airbus Alabama manufacturing facility is in line for 600 new jobs, thanks to a planned second assembly line for the Bombardier C Series jetliner and a possible increase in the production of A320 Family aircraft. On Tuesday at Airbus’ Mobile...

Written by Jerry Underwood

Alabama aerospace industry gains velocity with new investment

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Alabama’s aerospace and aviation industry is recording a landmark year, with a major haul of project announcements that bring the promise of international prominence to communities and workers across the state. So far this year, aerospace companies have unveiled plans to invest at least...

Written by Dawn Azok

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