The game-changing decision to create an A320 Family jetliner final assembly line in Mobile, Alabama will make Airbus the first additional manufacturer of large commercial aircraft at a U.S. facility in more than four decades.
In their own words: Customers and suppliers applaud Airbus’ U.S. A320 Family final assembly line decision
The following comments provide examples of airline and industry supplier reaction to Airbus’ announcement of its new A320 Family final assembly line in the United States, to be located at Brookley Aeroplex in Mobile, Alabama: Richard Anderson, CEO, Delta Air Lines:“Delta is one of the largest o...
The new A320 Family final assembly line in Mobile, Alabama will expand on an already-successful Airbus presence at the city’s Brookley Aeroplex facility – where a growing company team has been providing hands-on engineering support for the A380, A330 and A350 XWB programs.
Mobile, Alabama’s Brookley Aeroplex site for the new Airbus A320 Family final assembly line has a long aviation tradition, with historic ties that date to the early days of manned flight.
Bringing value to customers and supporting the American industrial base with “made in U.S.” aircraft
Airbus’ A320 Family final assembly line at Mobile, Alabama will build on the success of two other aircraft production programs in the United States with its EADS parent company, both located at a purpose-built helicopter center of excellence created in the neighboring state of Mississippi.
Brookley Aeroplex’s infrastructure will facilitate the production of A320 Family aircraft in the U.S.
The future home of Airbus’ U.S. A320 Family final assembly line is strategically positioned to benefit from water, road, rail and air links – facilitating the company’s first-ever production of jetliners on American soil.