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Inside the cockpit of an Airbus A220. (Photo: AirlineGeeks | Fabian Behr)

Airbus Reaches A220 Milestone With New U.S. Production Facility

Airbus’ U.S. production capabilities have begun a new chapter following the inauguration of the newly completed 270,000-square-foot hangar designed to host the final assembly line of the A220 commercial aircraft. This facility, situated in Mobile, Alabama consists of five primary assembly areas where the different components of the airframe will come together for the final aircraft product. In addition, Airbus will be able to produce both the A220-100 and A220-300 variants.  Since Airbus’ production team decided to lay out the…

Airbus Starts A220 Production at Mobile, Ala. Plant

Airbus has officially begun manufacturing the A220 at its U.S. plant in Mobile, Ala. The first U.S. built aircraft, formerly known as the Bombardier C-Series, is set to be delivered to Delta Air Lines in the latter half of 2020.  “The expansion of our commercial aircraft production in Mobile to…

Airbus Starts A220 Production at Mobile, Ala. Plant

Airbus has officially begun manufacturing the A220 at its U.S. plant in Mobile, Ala. The first U.S. built aircraft, formerly known as the Bombardier C-Series, is set to be delivered to Delta Air Lines in the latter half of 2020.  “The expansion of our commercial aircraft production in Mobile to…

Airbus Starts A220 Production at Mobile, Ala. Plant

Airbus has officially begun manufacturing the A220 at its U.S. plant in Mobile, Ala. The first U.S. built aircraft, formerly known as the Bombardier C-Series, is set to be delivered to Delta Air Lines in the latter half of 2020.  “The expansion of our commercial aircraft production in Mobile to…

Photos: Airbus Breaks Ground on Newest A220 Final Assembly Line…

On a sunny Wednesday afternoon, Airbus wrapped up its three day North American tour by breaking ground on its newest final assembly line (FAL) for the Airbus A220 (formerly known as the Bombardier CSeries) in Mobile, Ala. The aircraft manufacturer, who is no stranger to Mobile, already has a final…

United Becomes First U.S. Carrier to Provide Boarding Passes for…

Chicago-based United Airlines announced that a new enhancement to their mobile app will now allow customers to receive boarding passes when connecting with United's airline partners. The functionality, which no other U.S. carrier offers, aims to make connections with the airline more seamless and further enhances United's award-winning app, which…

JetBlue Takes Delivery of First US Manufactured A321

On April 25, 2016, Airbus delivered their first US manufactured aircraft to JetBlue from their facility in Mobile, Alabama. The entire Airbus team based in Mobile attended the inaugural delivery to present the newly manufactured A321, along with JetBlue senior management, including CEO and president Robin Hayes. "I am immensely…