Saturday, June 4, 2016

MAA lands Panasonic Aviation

MOBILE, Ala. -- The Mobile Airport Authority announced that Panasonic Aviation Corp. will open an office at the Mobile Aeroplex, adding to the aerospace cluster growing around the Airbus final assembly plant. Panasonic Avionics supplies inflight entertainment and communication systems in passenger aircraft. A unit of the global Panasonic Corp., the California-based company has more than 4,100 employees at 80 locations around the world. (Source: Made in Alabama, 06/03/16) Airbus, which delivered its first Mobile-built plane in April, has now delivered three jetliners and will eventually produce four planes a month.