Groundbreaking Ceremony for US Airbus A220 Production Facility

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Building work for Airbus’ A220 manufacturing facility was officially launched on January 16 with a groundbreaking ceremony at Mobile, Alabama.

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.