Thursday, May 12, 2016

A321 delivery to AA set

American A321 on maiden flight April 19.
Airbus photo
MOBILE, Ala. – Airbus will deliver a new A321 jetliner to American Airlines in a ceremony May 17 at the Airbus campus in the Mobile Aeroplex. The plane is the second one off the assembly line at the Airbus U.S. Manufacturing Facility. At the event will be Bob Lekites, Airbus Americas Executive Vice President of Customers, David Seymour, American Airlines Sr. Vice President-Integrated Operations, and Daryl Taylor, Vice President and General Manager of the U.S. Manufacturing Facility. The event, scheduled for 9:30 a.m. CDT, is not open to the public. American Airlines operates the world’s largest fleet of Airbus aircraft and the world’s largest A321 fleet. (Source: Airbus, 05/11/16) Previous: First U.S.-built A321delivered; Second A321 takes flight