• Airbus just opened its A220 factory in Alabama that was originally intended to help avoid US tariffs on the plane, and JetBlue will be the first customer

    3 monthes ago - By Business Insider

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    Airbus has opened its A220 final assembly line in Mobile, Alabama, where parts will be pieced together to form the finished flyable product.
    Construction began in 2019 following a vow by Airbus to produce the aircraft in the US after a trade dispute between Boeing and Bombardier saw Airbus take a majority stake in the program.
    JetBlue Airways will be among the first customers to receive an A220 from the new final assembly line.
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