United Airlines has placed an order for 70 of Airbus’ A321neo aircraft, a “significant number” of which are to be produced at Airbus’ U.S. Manufacturing Facility in Mobile, AL.com reported. The aircraft will feature customizable lighting intended to reduce jet lag, sidewall panels for extra personal space at shoulder level, completely integrated window shades, LED…Read More
The first graduates of the new FlightPath9 training program (Aerospace Exhibition, Education Center Opens) joined the Airbus workforce in Mobile this month, the company announced. Designed as a nine-month program for high school seniors, COVID-19 forced it from in-person to virtual and extended its length by nearly 100%. However, 17 graduates succeeded, then received additional…Read More
Airbus has just completed building its new Final Assembly Line Hangar (FAL). Its 270,000 ft2 doubles the size of Airbus’ Mobile site at Brookley Field. The FAL will become the second production site for a new model of jet, the A220, a single-aisle commercial aircraft. The new jet will be sold to Delta Airlines and…Read More
Flight Works Alabama, a cooperation between the Airbus Foundation, the State of Alabama and a group of educational partners and commercial sponsors opened a new aerospace exhibition and education center at the Mobile Aeroplex at Brookley on August 4, Alabama Newscenter reported. The 15,000-ft2 aerospace exhibition and education center features more than 40 high-tech aviation…Read More
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