Monday, April 25, 2016

First U.S.-built A321 delivered

MOBILE, Ala. – The first U.S.-built A321 was delivered to customer JetBlue today at a ceremony at the Airbus U.S. Manufacturing Facility. The entire team of employees from the American assembly line, along with executives from Airbus, JetBlue and dignitaries from the Gulf Coast, were on hand for the event. The jetliner had its first flight March 21. The Mobile plant is the company's newest to assemble A320 series aircraft. Other assembly lines are in Hamburg, Germany; Toulouse, France; and Tianjin, China. (Source: Airbus, 04/25/16)