Thursday, August 21, 2014

Airbus awards networking contract

MOBILE, Ala. – Information Transport Solutions Inc., of Wetumpka, Ala., was awarded the networking contract for the A320 final assembly line being built in Mobile. ITS will provide Airbus with network components for its local area network, fixed port and wireless, IP telephony and video teleconferencing. ITS will conduct the Airbus project from its Mobile offices and provide backup redundancy from the Wetumpka headquarters near Montgomery. The $600 million final assembly line will begin production in 2015 and roll out its first jetliner in 2016. It will eventually produce 40 to 50 aircraft each year and employ 1,000 workers. (Source:, 08/20/14) Also, Airbus posted two more job openings, one for a site security manager and one is for a tool shop manager. (Source:, 08/19/14)