Boeing started a trade dispute with Canada, but Airbus and Alabama ended up being the winners
- Airbus broke ground on its new Airbus A220 assembly plant in Mobile, Alabama.
- The construction of the Mobile plant is the latest chapter in a trade complaint filed by Boeing against Canada’s Bombardier.
- The new $300 million-plant will assemble aircraft destined for the A220’s North American customers such as Delta, and JetBlue.
This week, a brand new $300 million Airbus jetliner assembly plant broke ground in Mobile, Alabama and it’s the culmination of a trade dispute Boeing launched