Airbus has officially launched production of its first U.S-built A220 for U.S. airline company JetBlue. aircraft at its newly constructed Final Assembly Line hangar in Mobile.
“The team is excited to start working in their new facility and to welcome a new customer. It’s a strong endorsement from JetBlue in this challenging time,” said Paul Gaskell, president of A220 USA and head of the A220 Program in Mobile.
Yesterday’s announcement means the 270,000-square-foot hangar, where both A220-100 and A220-300 aircraft can be assembled, is officially open for business after an 18-month construction project.