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Airbus Marks Five Years in Mobile

Five years to the day after Airbus began work on its first A321 aircraft in Mobile, the firm today is celebrating its growth and...

Two Alabama Companies Land DOD Contracts

Iron Mountain Solutions Inc., a Huntsville technology company, has been awarded a $15.5 million modification to a contract for technical support for the Utility...

Airbus Announces Layoff of 15,000

Airbus has announced plans to lay off 15,000 workers from its facilities around the world, citing a 40 percent drop in commercial aircraft business...

Manufacturers Step Up to Meet Health Care Needs

In a program coordinated by the Mobile Area Chamber of Commerce, with technical input from the University of South Alabama, several of south Alabama’s...

Alabama-Made Airbus A220 Makes First Flight

The first A220 produced at the Airbus assembly plant in Mobile took its maiden flight on June 2, completing a test flight over the...

Airbus Opens Second Mobile Final Assembly Line

Airbus this week opened its second final assembly line in Mobile, dedicated to production of A220-100 and A220-300 aircraft. Construction of the 270,000-square-foot hangar...

Aircraft Production Ramps Up Slowly, Worldwide

Commercial aircraft production is creeping back up around the globe. Workers at Airbus plants in Spain and France, who stopped work earlier than their counterparts...

Airbus Pauses Production in Mobile, Other Sites Worldwide

COVID-19 is temporarily halting production at Airbus in Mobile, one of the state’s largest and best known international industrial sites. “These actions are being taken...

Airbus Buys Out Bombardier on A220

The new A220 aircraft, introduced to Mobile as a Bombardier CS-300 just two years ago, is now owned entirely by Airbus Canada and the...

Bombardier Bailout Could Boost Alabama A220 Production

Canada's Bombardier is moving as fast as it can to bail out of commercial aircraft manufacturing, and that could mean an increase in production...

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