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Airbus Begins Production of First U.S. Built A320 in Mobile

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Airbus Begins Production of First U.S. Built A320 in Mobile

Airbus Begins Production of First U.S. Built A320 in Mobile
May 09
10:00 2017

MIAMI —The Airbus U.S. Manufacturing Facility in Mobile, Alabama, has received the major component assemblies for the first A320 that will be produced in the U.S.

The 27 aircraft delivered from the facility thus far have been A321s.

This marks another important milestone for the manufacturing facility, which began production in July 2015 and is equipped to build three members of the A320 Family: A319, A320, and A321.

This A320 is destined to be delivered to Spirit Airlines this summer.

This is the company’s first production site in America. The facility started aircraft assembly in July 2015 and delivered its first completed aircraft, an A321, in April 2016 to U.S. customer JetBlue. The Airbus U.S. Manufacturing Facility is expected to deliver four aircraft per month by the end of 2017.

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