First Mobile built Airbus A220 takes-off (Image: Airbus)
Civil Aviation

First Alabama made Airbus A220 takes flight

The first Airbus A220 built at the European Airframers Mobile, Alabama assembly line has completed its test flight. The first aircraft is destined for Delta Airlines and is the first to roll off the brand new assembly line which was only recently officially opened. Like the A320 assembly lines, parts [read more]

JetBlue A220-300 (Image: Airbus/FIXION)
Civil Aviation

JetBlue is first to order newly renamed Airbus A220

US low-cost carrier JetBlue is the first airline to order the newly renamed Airbus A220 airliner. JetBlue has signed a commitment for 60 of the jets, formerly known as the Bombardier C-Series. The C-Series was officially brought into the Airbus family on Tuesday when it was renamed as the A220. The order [read more]