Airbus has begun production of A220 aircraft in the United States
On August 5, Airbus began production of A220 aircraft in the United States. The first A220 specialized team started working at the Airbus factory in Mobile, Alabama. She specialized in the production of this aircraft model at the Mirabel factory, Quebec, Canada, where the CSeries = A220 program was born.
The first US-made A220, an A220-300 for Delta Air Lines, is scheduled for delivery in the third quarter of the 2020. By the middle of the next decade, the facility will produce between 40 and 50 of A220 aircraft per year.
Airbus A220 manufactured in the United States
A220 is the only aircraft specifically built for the 100-150 seats market. It offers unbeatable fuel efficiency and increased passenger comfort. Airbus says passengers can enjoy the comfort found in wide-body aircraft, but all in a single-aisle aircraft.
Airbus has strong and long-term links with the United States. Airbus aircraft are operated by the largest airlines in the US. In addition, Airbus has strong contracts with numerous US companies in the aeronautical segment.
Airbus purchased parts, components and materials from US $ X billion worth of suppliers. Through these contracts, Airbus supports 48 275 jobs in the United States.