American airline Delta this week celebrated the production of its 100th Airbus A321 produced in the United States.
At a ceremony in Mobile, Alabama, where the Airbus plant is located in partnership with Delta, the company celebrated production of the 100th aircraft at the facility, which opened in 2015 with just 400 employees and today employs more than 1,600. .
“I am grateful for the ongoing partnership between Delta and Airbus, which continues to support good-paying jobs that help families live their American Dream, strengthen local communities and strengthen regional economies.” does,” said US Senator Katie Britt, who was a guest. Celebration. “This historic achievement is only possible thanks to the hard work, dedication and skill of Airbus employees in Alabama,” he said.
Note that, while the production of Delta’s 100th A321 in mobile is a historic celebration, the airline took delivery of its actual 100th aircraft last fall.
And Kristen Bozko, Vice President, Fleet, Delta Air Lines, commented, “Delta’s 100th A321 aircraft produced in the US is an important milestone that reinforces our commitment to fly more fuel-efficient aircraft while investing in quality jobs.” Strengthens. America.”
In this way, the company confirms its long history of cooperation with aircraft manufacturers in the United States. In this context, the company recently announced an order from Boeing for 100 737-10 aircraft, which will be assembled in Renton, Washington.
This production of aircraft is part of Delta’s commitment to maintaining a state-of-the-art fleet to provide a high level of service to its customers. Both the A321 and 737-10 provide a better, fuel-efficient travel experience, as well as representing thousands of domestic jobs.
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