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Airbus begins construction of A220 production line in America

European airframer Airbus has begun construction of company’s American A220 manufacturing facility in Mobile, Alabama.

The new assembly line will be located at the Mobile Aeroplex at Brookley adjacent to the companies existing A320 family production line and will be used to produce A220-100 and A220-300 aircraft for U.S. customers.

Aircraft production is planned to begin at the new facility in Q3 2019 and the first delivery of a Mobile-assembled A220 aircraft scheduled for 2020. The new facility will be complete by next year.

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