Airbus Opens New Production Hangar in Alabama, Starts Work on First U.S.-Built A220

| May 20, 2020 @ 6:00 pm

By Michael Tomberlin

Airbus has opened its new final assembly line hangar in Mobile and started production on the first U.S.-built A220 jet.

JetBlue will receive the first A220 built at the Airbus plant at the Mobile Aeroplex at Brookley. It adds another important airplane model, joining the A320 family of aircraft already being built in the existing final assembly line hangars.

The added line of jets is an indication of the success Airbus is enjoying in Alabama, the head of the Alabama Department of Commerce said.

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