Thursday, March 14, 2013

Officials to visit Airbus plant

MOBILE, Ala. -- Local officials are leaving Friday for a four-day trip to Hamburg, Germany, to tour an Airbus final assembly plant for the A320 jet airliner. The trip includes two days in which officials will tour the German plant considered comparable to the $600 million plant that will be built at Brookley Aeroplex. Groundbreaking for the Mobile plant is slated for April 8. The group will include the mayor, city attorney, four city council members, three county commissioners and representatives of the Mobile Airport Authority. (Source:, link, 03/13/13)