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Europe’s Airbus to Open US Plant

Posted July 2nd, 2012 at 12:30 pm (UTC-5)
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The world’s largest aircraft manufacturer, Europe-based Airbus, says it is planning to build its first U.S. manufacturing plant. Airbus said Monday it intends to open an assembly plant in the southern U.S. city of Mobile, Alabama. The company said it plans to start producing A320 passenger jets by 2015 — a direct challenge to its […]

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Airbus Delivers More Planes Than Rival Boeing

Posted January 5th, 2012 at 1:15 pm (UTC-5)
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Airbus delivered more commercial airliners than rival Boeing in 2011. Reports Thursday said Airbus handed 530 jet planes to customers during the year. Airlines apparently liked the revamped A320 which features improved fuel efficiency and cuts costs in an era of high oil prices. Boeing delivered 477 planes, which is three percent more than the […]

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