Airbus President and CEO Tom Enders said "preparatory work is now underway" to establish an A330 freighter final assembly line in Mobile following last week's US Air Force decision to award EADS/Northrop Grumman an initial contract potentially worth $40 billion to build KC-30 aerial refueling tankers based on the A330 design. Enders said Airbus will "co-locate" the FAL, which would be its first in the US (ATWOnline, March 4), on the site of the tanker FAL. The company currently has an ...

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