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Mobile Air Passenger Traffic Grows

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…

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Five Questions with Kiani Gardner

By David Preston on October 28, 2019

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…

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Mobile Likely To Assemble Up To 100 Airbus Planes Ordered By Spirit Airlines

By David Preston on October 24, 2019

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…

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Mobile Airbus Plant Avoids Impact From Trump Tariffs

By David Preston on October 3, 2019

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

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Mr. President: Promote Alabama Jobs By Working With Airbus

By David Preston on September 19, 2019 | Opinion

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 Continue To Article

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Airbus: ‘Hard’ To Invest In Mobile During Trade War

By David Preston on September 16, 2019

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…

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Airbus Is As American As Apple Pie, President Trump

By David Preston on August 1, 2019 | Opinion

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….

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Paris Air Show Airbus Previews

By David Preston on June 13, 2019 | Opinion

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…

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Huntsville Employer Boeing: Preview For 2019 Paris Air Show

By David Preston on June 12, 2019 | Opinion

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…

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An Airbus A320 sits at the Paris Air Show. The A320 along with the A220 are built in Mobile, AL.

A Preview of Alabama’s Impact At The Paris Air Show

By David Preston on June 11, 2019 | Opinion

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…

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