Airbus is making history with its decision to create an A320 Family jetliner final assembly line in Mobile, Alabama, which will become company’s first U.S.-based production facility.
This game-changing plan was announced on July 2, 2012 by the Airbus senior management team during a special event held in Mobile, with the presence of Alabama officials, airline customers, industry suppliers, Airbus employees and local guests. A ceremony in April 2013 marked the beginning of construction for the $600-million facility, with aircraft assembly scheduled to begin in 2015 and the first delivery targeted for 2016.
Today’s groundbreaking ceremony for the new A320 Family final assembly line at Mobile, Alabama underscored how this new facility will further enhance Airbus’ presence within the key U.S. airline marketplace, while also broadening the company’s global footprint and providing additional flexibility to...
Opportunity for some 1,000 high-skilled workers direct and many more in supply chain
Airbus Americas has named Jennifer Ogle, 49, as the new Director of Human Resources (HR) for its Mobile, Alabama assembly line. Ogle will join Airbus on April 15 and report to Linda Herbert, Vice President of HR for Airbus Americas.
During the construction phase of the assembly line in Mo...
Alabama-based Company Now Responsible for All Aspects of Facility’s Construction