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In this video clip, Airbus President and CEO Fabrice Brégier puts a spotlight on the company’s U.S. Manufacturing Facility in Mobile, Alabama – which was inaugurated on 14 September 2015 and assembles the industry-leading family of A319, A320 and A321 jetliners. By 2018, the facility will produce between 40 and 50 single-aisle aircraft per year.
It was a red, white and blue theme as Airbus officially inaugurated its first U.S. manufacturing facility – an A320 Family final assembly line located in Mobile, Alabama – on 14 September 2015. The ceremony featured comments from key state, federal and local officials, as well as top Airbus and Airbus Group management – all of whom reinforced the strong relationship between Airbus and Mobile.
This video recaps a wide range of commercial and operational achievements for Airbus during 2015. Highlights for the year included the company’s 9,000th total aircraft delivery, the official inauguration of the new U.S.-based A320 Family final assembly line in Mobile, Alabama, as well as key milestones for the company’s market-leading product line of advanced and modern jetliners.
The no. 1 A330 for Tunisair is the “star” of this video clip, which spotlights the widebody jetliner’s assembly and other activities leading up to its delivery in June 2015.
The first A350 XWB for Vietnam Airlines takes shape in this video clip, which highlights the delivery of components, assembly, painting and other key production steps, and concludes with the milestone widebody jetliner in flight.
Speaking at the Hôtel Matignon (the French Prime Minister’s official residence in Paris) on 30 June 2015, Airbus President and CEO Fabrice Brégier discusses China’s agreement for 45 A330 Family aircraft, along with options for 30 more A330s – the largest ever such Chinese commitment for the twin-engine widebody jetliner.
JetBlue officially took delivery of the first A320 Family aircraft produced at the Airbus U.S. Manufacturing Facility in Mobile, Alabama on 25 April 2016. The milestone jetliner was an A321 – the longest-fuselage member of Airbus’ popular single-aisle product line. This historic event was marked with a festive American football-themed ceremony held at the Mobile Aeroplex at Brookley – which was decorated in the U.S.’s red, white and blue colours.
Follow the initial Ethiopian Airlines A350 XWB as it advances through the manufacturing process – from delivery of components to the final assembly line in Toulouse, France, and concluding with the milestone jetliner in flight.
The first A380 for Malaysia Airlines is prepared for its 2012 delivery in this video montage, which highlights the milestone jetliner’s final assembly, painting process, cabin installation and more. Malaysia Airlines’ no. 1 A380 – which features a special livery – accommodates 494 passengers in a three-class configuration.
Airbus President & CEO Fabrice Bregier outlines the milestone decision to create a U.S. A320 Family final assembly line in Mobile, Alabama, bringing the production of these aircraft to the world’s largest market for such single-aisle jetliners.
The festive groundbreaking event for Airbus’ A320 Family final assembly line in Alabama included a traditional Southern U.S. welcome – complete with a Dixieland Band and the Azlea Trail Maids, who serve as Mobile’s “official ambassadors” in antebellum-style dresses – along with speeches by elected officials, business representatives, a major A320 airline customer and a key Airbus supplier. Spotlighted at Mobile’s Brookley Aeroplex was a JetBlue Airways A320 – symbolizing the designation of this carrier to receive the first U.S.-built aircraft from the Mobile final assembly line, scheduled for delivery in 2016.
Construction of Airbus’ U.S. A320 Family final assembly line – which will be located at Mobile, Alabama’s Mobile Brookley Aeroplex – is simulated in this three-dimensional video, which shows what the production facility will look like upon its completion.
President and CEO Fabrice Brégier provides his perspective on the importance of Airbus’ U.S. A320 Family final assembly line as the groundbreaking for this game-changing production facility was celebrated on 8 April 2013. Brégier highlights Airbus’ growth in the U.S. advantages of building the final assembly line in Mobile, Alabama; the strong support received from the state’s business and political community, and more.
Airbus’ successful 2013 is highlighted in this video review, which;includes its new industry record of 1,619 gross orders for the A320,A330, A350 XWB and A380 product line, and another record set with 626;aircraft deliveries completed during the 12-month period. Also;underscored are the A350 XWB’s history-making first flight; the;construction start-up for Airbus’ new U.S. A320 Family final assembly;line in Mobile, Alabama; delivery of the 150th A320 Family aircraft;Dassembled in Tianjin, China; and delivery of the initial A400M military;airlifter.
The company’s successful 2014 – during which it booked more than 1,456;_LINE_TERMINATEDnet orders and delivered 629 aircraft – is recapped in this “best of”;_LINE_TERMINATEDvideo. Highlights from the 12-month period include: completing the A350;_LINE_TERMINATEDXWB’s successful flight test campaign and Airbus’ first A350-900;_LINE_TERMINATEDdelivery to global launch customer Qatar Airways; July’s A330neo (new;_LINE_TERMINATEDengine option) launch; the maiden flight of the A320neo during;_LINE_TERMINATEDSeptember; three new customers receiving their first A380 jetliners in;_LINE_TERMINATED2014; and more.
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