Alabama Airbus supplier

Aviation Jobs
5:16 pm
Tue February 26, 2013

Alabama Looks To Limit Lawsuits For Airbus Suppliers

The state looks to to cut down on competition from Mississippi and Florida for Airbus suppliers by limiting lawsuits commercial aircraft manufacturers and companies that supply them with parts.
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Alabama officials are trying to cut down on competition from Mississippi and Florida for Airbus suppliers by limiting lawsuits against commercial aircraft manufacturers and companies that supply them with parts.


The Senate and House committees voted unanimously Tuesday to approve a bill that would limit lawsuits to 12 years after a large plane is delivered. The bill's sponsor, Republican Sen. Cam Ward of Alabaster, says there is no limit now. His bill is narrowly tailored for planes exceeding 100 seats.

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Business & Education
6:27 am
Fri December 7, 2012

Alabama Lands its 1st Airbus Supplier

Officials announced Airbus would build an aircraft assembly plant in Mobile in July 2012.
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Alabama has landed its first Airbus supplier.


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.


Gov. Robert Bentley said he met with Labinal officials during a visit to the Farnborough International Air Show in England earlier this year and encouraged the company to locate in Alabama.

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