Airbus gets new orders for A220 to be built in Mobile

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MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) – Mobile’s newest Airbus final assembly line hasn’t even begun production, but orders are coming in strong. Wednesday, the company announced Delta Air Lines has ordered 15 additional A220 aircraft, for a total of 90 that will be built for the company. 

“We look forward to taking our first A220-300 in 2020 at the Airbus assembly facility in Mobile, Alabama,” said Gil West, Delta’s Chief Operating Officer. 

Construction on the new Airbus A220 assembly line will begin next week. Airbus will begin hiring Aircraft Structure/Installation Mechanics, Installers for Aircraft Cabin Furnishings and Aircraft Electricians this week. 

For a list of the jobs and how to apply, go to

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