Airbus made history with the start of operations at its A320 Family jetliner final assembly line in Mobile, Alabama – officially called the Airbus U.S. Manufacturing Facility – which is the company’s first production site in America.
This game-changing facility commenced aircraft assembly in July 2015, with the first completed aircraft performing its maiden flight in 2016. Customer deliveries from the site are scheduled to begin in spring 2016. The Airbus U.S. Manufacturing Facility is expected to produce between 40 and 50 aircraft per year by 2018 – building the A319, A320 and A321 versions from Airbus’ best-selling single-aisle family of jetliners.
The $600-million, 53-acre facility at the Mobile Aeroplex at Brookley represents Airbus’ significant commitment to the U.S. – which is the largest market in the world for single-aisle aircraft. The vast majority of A320 Family jetliners produce in Mobile, Alabama will be delivered to North American customers.
In addition, the Mobile A320 Family final assembly line builds on an already strong presence of Airbus and its Airbus Group parent company in this Gulf Coast city – which also includes an engineering centre at the Mobile Aeroplex at Brookley that employs more than 200 engineers and support staff, as well as the Airbus Group’s North American military customer services operation near the Mobile Regional Airport.
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Airbus plans to relocate its Wichita...
Airbus Americas and its hiring partner AIDT are seeking Goods & Services Buyers for its Airbus A320 Family assembly line in Mobile, Alabama.
The Buyers will be responsible for the acquisition of goods and/or services while securing and maintaining positive vendor relationships.
• Liaison Systems Engineer-Powerplant & Mechanical
• Liaison Systems Engineer-Cabin Systems
• Liaison Engineer-Structure