Airbus News & Articles

Mobile Air Passenger Traffic Grows

Written by David Preston on November 6, 2019

Mobile Airport passenger traffic grew almost 7.4% in the fiscal year 2019 over the fiscal year 2018. This growth rate is double their normal growth rate for Mobile and over three times the projected growth rate of passenger traffic nationwide. Several factors led to this…

Five Questions with Kiani Gardner

Written by David Preston on October 28, 2019
Kiani Gardner

This article continues an ongoing series of articles where BamaPolitics.com will ask questions of the candidates running for federal office in 2020. These articles are designed to give our readers an introduction to each candidate and give you a better understanding of why they are…

Airbus Plant Mobile, AL

Spirit Airlines, a growing ultra-low-cost airline carrier, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Airbus for a commitment of 100 A320neo family aircraft with an option of 50 more. The Airbus A320 is assembled in Mobile, AL.  This is the first commitment from a…

Airbus Plant Mobile, AL

The U.S. Government has spared a Mobile, AL plant from the impact of tariffs against the European planemaker.

If the tariff policies of President Donald Trump are about protecting American jobs and promoting American businesses and products, then the tariff proposal by the administration that was recently approved by the World Trade Organization on the European Union provides the Federal Government the perfect…

Airbus Mobile, AL

On Thursday, September 12, 2019, Canadian aviation news and information site FliegetFaust reported that government officials from Mobile and Baldwin County toured the Airbus A220 manufacturing facility at Mirabel, Canada. Mobile City Councilman C.J. Small wrote in his district email newsletter, “All of (Airbus’) FAL…

If you have ever used the phrase ‘As American as apple pie’ to describe something as uniquely American, well you are probably right in ways that you didn’t realize and wrong in your intended use. Like almost every other food or cultural experience America has,…

With the new leadership at the top of Airbus, it’s time for them to start laying the groundwork for the type of company Airbus is going to be under Guillaume Faury. ¬†This will be the first European Air Show for Airbus with Faury at the…

The Paris Air Show will be a different kind of show for Boeing this year due to two recent crashes of the Boeing 737 Max plane, the first a Lion Air 737 in November of 2018 and the second an Ethiopian Airlines 737 in March…

I am too young ever to have attended the World’s Fair. I have also never been to a European Airshow either.  I can only imagine that the atmosphere at both is very similar. The excitement and buzz around the events must be electrifying. Today’s article…