Tuesday, June 9, 2015

Mardi Gras type welcome planned

MOBILE, Ala. – There will be a Mardi Gras-style event when the first components for the very first U.S.-built Airbus jetliner are brought from the port of Mobile to the Airbus assembly line at the Mobile Aeroplex. The four-mile parade from the port to the Aeroplex is scheduled for June 21. The parade will be led by Mobile's Excelsior Band, and there will be floats but no throws. The components, including fuselage, wings and more, left Hamburg, Germany, May 29. (Source: al.com, 06/08/15)