Friday, April 3, 2020

Airbus donates face masks

MOBILE, Ala. - Airbus has donated 40,000 face masks to Mobile and Baldwin counties to protect health care workers during the COVID-19 pandemic. Twenty-thousand masks each have been donated to the Mobile Fire & Rescue Department in Mobile County, and the Emergency Management Agency in Baldwin County. The masks will be distributed in coordination with the Alabama Department of Public Health. Workers at the Airbus U.S. Manufacturing Facility use this type of mask during some production activities. The donated masks are part of a shipment sourced by the company and received this week. :Airbus is proud to answer the call to help the heroes in our community through the donation of masks to those on the front lines fighting the COVID-19 virus,” said Daryl Taylor, vice president and general manager of the Airbus U.S. Manufacturing Facility. (Source: Airbus, 04/03/20) Airbus assembles A320 and A220 passenger jets at its Mobile plant.