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Mike Brantley, Mobile Press-Register

Monday, April 8, 2013

Airbus breaks ground on Alabama jet plant

A JetBlue A320 aircraft is parked at Monday’s groundbreaking ceremony for an A320 final-assembly line in Mobile, Ala. State officials hope the jet-maker’s first assembly plant in the U.S. will help make Alabama the heart of aerospace work on the northern Gulf Coast.