Alabama Airbus http://apr.org en Airbus Breaking Ground on South Alabama Plant http://apr.org/post/airbus-breaking-ground-south-alabama-plant <P>Airbus is breaking ground on its new aircraft assembly plant in Mobile.</P> <P>Top executives will be in the port city Monday for a ceremony to mark the start of construction on the Airbus plant at Brookley Aeroplex.</P> <P>The $600 million factory is expected to employ 1,000 people once production of the Airbus A320 jet begins around 2015.</P> <P>The state's first major Airbus supplier, Safran Engineering Services, is opening its new office in Mobile on Monday. The company plans to employ as many as 50 people at an engineering support facility.</P> Mon, 08 Apr 2013 13:15:41 +0000 The Associated Press 28110 at http://apr.org Airbus Breaking Ground on South Alabama Plant Alabama Lands its 1st Airbus Supplier http://apr.org/post/alabama-lands-its-1st-airbus-supplier <P>Alabama has landed its first Airbus supplier.</P> <P>A subsidiary of Labinal, Safran Engineering Services, announced Thursday that it will operate an engineering supporting facility in Mobile that will hire 30 to 50 people. Labinal is part of the French aerospace company Safran Group.</P> <P>Gov. Fri, 07 Dec 2012 12:27:47 +0000 The Associated Press 21655 at http://apr.org Alabama Lands its 1st Airbus Supplier