Airbus delivers the new A321 in Mobile, Alabama
• Includes option for 300min ETOPS capability; On target for full 370min approval this year
• A350 XWB ‘beyond 180 minutes’ ETOPS capability now approved by both EASA and FAA
• Enabling straighter more fuel efficient flight paths with lower CO2 emissions
“Touchdown”! The Airbus team scores with the historic first delivery from its U.S. A320 Family final assembly line
In a festive American football-themed ceremony held today, Airbus marked the official handover of its first A320 Family aircraft produced at the Airbus U.S. Manufacturing Facility in Mobile, Alabama.
Appropriately, the no. 1 aircraft was delivered to U.S.-based JetBlue – a milestone that unde...
JetBlue receives A321 from Airbus team in Mobile, Alabama
The first Airbus A321 aircraft produced for American Airlines at the Airbus U.S. Manufacturing Facility has flown for the first time.
On April 19, the A321 took off from the Mobile Aeroplex at Brookley in Mobile, Alabama, at 1:32 p.m. CDT, performed its test sequences, and landed safely at approxim...