NEWS: A digest of aerospace, defense and technology news from the Gulf Coast I-10 region
Thursday, April 30, 2015
TAI gets new Airbus contract
Airbus awarded Turkish Aerospace Industries a new contract to supply its A320 aircraft with fuselage panels. Turkish Aerospace Industries has been the sole supplier for the Section 18 fuselage panels for the A320 since 2014. The new contract gives the Turkish company responsibility to manufacture another section of the Airbus A320 called Section 19. (Source: Anadolu Agency, 04/29/15) Gulf Coast note: An A320 final assembly line will open in Mobile, Ala., this year.