Monday, July 16, 2012

Airbus impact explored

MOBILE, Ala. -- Airbus' A320 assembly line at Brookley Aeroplex will have a measurable impact on Mobile's economy, enough to make the city a better bet for lenders, according to a recent report by Moody's Investor Service. (Source: Mobile Press-Register, 07/16/12) Meanwhile, an official in Columbus, Miss., thinks Mobile is in for a big ride. That small city in Mississippi saw a lot of growth after the same company that owns Airbus established a helicopter manufacturing plant there a decade ago. (Source: Mobile Press-Register, 07/16/12)