The first Airbus A320-family aircraft built in the US has been rolled out of Airbus’s Mobile, Alabama final assembly plant. The aircraft is painted in the livery of JetBlue Airways and Airbus said it is on target to deliver the A321 to the New York-based airline in the 2016 spring. MAAS Aviation did the paintwork. Airbus invested $600 million to develop the A320-family manufacturing facility in Mobile, which is spread over 53 acres. The facility opened in September 2015.

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