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May 25, 2016…Mobile, AL:
 
(MAA) The Mobile Airport Authority is proud to announce that Panasonic Avionics has agreed to become the next global aerospace company to open an office at the Brookley Aeroplex in Mobile, AL. With the opening of the Airbus final assembly plant last September, the evolving aerospace cluster at the Aeroplex at Brookley continues to evolve into the perfect campus environment for companies to grow their business. Panasonic Avionics Corporation is the world’s leading supplier of inflight entertainment and communication systems (IFEC). The company’s best-in-class solutions fully integrate with the cabin enabling its customers to deliver the ultimate travel experiences with a rich variety of entertainment choices. Their technology and maintenance offering result in improved quality communication systems and solutions, reduced time-to-market, and lower overall costs. Established in 1979, Panasonic Avionics Corporation, a U.S. corporation, is a subsidiary of Panasonic Corporation of North America, the principal North American subsidiary of Panasonic Corporation. Headquartered in Lake Forest, California with over 4,100 employees and operations in 80 global locations, it has delivered over 8,000 IFE systems and 1,000 inflight connectivity solutions to the world’s leading airlines. "The Mobile Airport Authority continues to prosecute a well-researched, thoughtful, and programmatic recruitment strategy crafting tailored solutions with highly flexible terms to meet the dynamic needs of the global aerospace supply chain,” stated Roger Wehner, Executive Director of the Mobile Airport
Authority
 

About Mobile Airport Authority
Established in 1980, The Mobile Airport Authority (MAA) operates the Mobile
Regional Airport, a 3,000-acre commercial airport and industrial complex, the
Mobile Aeroplex at Brookley and the adjacent Mobile Downtown Airport, a
combined 1,700-acre complex. The Airport Authority is self-sustaining and does
not receive any operational funding from taxpayers. The Aeroplex offers
compelling land, sea, air and ground logistical solutions. It has long been home
to several MRO operations and FAA Part 145 repair stations. FEDEX, Continental
Motors, VT MAE, Star Aviation and Aerostar all call the Aeroplex home employing
over 2,000 people. Most recently, Airbus chose Mobile and MAA’s Mobile
Aeroplex as its first final assembly line in North America. The $600 million dollar
facility produces the A320 family of aircraft. The complex is now home to many
of the world’s leading aerospace suppliers and growing daily. The airport
authority has a broad spectrum of turnkey solutions from single office common
use services, to build-to-suit lease back programs.
 
For more information:
Please contact Roger Wehner, Executive Director or Janis Pearman, Chief
of Staff at 251 438-7334 or janis@mobairport.com

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