European aircraft manufacturer Airbus is making a bold move into North America. It will build its first U.S. assembly plant on the Gulf Coast in Mobile, Ala. Officials in Mobile have courted Airbus for nearly eight years, but their hopes appeared dashed last year when the European firm lost out to rival Boeing in a bidding war for a lucrative Air Force contract.
Airbus: 'The Time Is Right' To Open Alabama Plant
Tue, July 3, 2012 8:19am
Story by Debbie Elliott
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