Construction begins on Airbus’ US A220 Manufacturing Facility

Lauren Eldershaw
By Lauren Eldershaw January 18, 2019 14:35

Construction begins on Airbus’ US A220 Manufacturing Facility

Airbus has begun construction of the company’s A220 Manufacturing Facility in Mobile, Alabama, US, with an official groundbreaking ceremony.

Tom Enders, CEO of Airbus, and Guillaume Faury, President Airbus Commercial Aircraft led the celebration.

The new assembly line, which is the company’s second US-based commercial aircraft production facility, will be located at the Mobile Aeroplex at Brookley adjacent to the A320 Family production line and will facilitate assembly of A220-100 and A220-300 aircraft for US customers. Aircraft production is planned to begin in Q3 2019; with first delivery of a Mobile-assembled A220 aircraft scheduled for 2020. The new A220 production facilities will be complete by next year.

Lauren Eldershaw
By Lauren Eldershaw January 18, 2019 14:35