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The Mobile Airport Authority (MAA) announces new partnership with AAA Aerospace USA, Inc. one of the leading production engineering and industrialization processes companies in the aerospace industry
 
Mobile, Alabama – Wednesday July 1, 2015
 
Mobile Airport Authority (MAA) is pleased to announce it has entered into a partnership with AAA Aerospace USA Inc. AAA is a globally recognized aviation and aerospace leader offering production engineering, subcontracting services, and industrialization processes support to the aerospace industry.
The company was recently selected by Airbus to provide various services for the Airbus U.S. Manufacturing Facility in Mobile, including engine installation, wheel assembly, and test and battery management, among others. Each function requires intimate knowledge of the aircraft products, their handling and installation, stringent quality standards and programs, and as an embedded partner, the Airbus production methodology. AAA estimates the creation of approximately 20 full time jobs here when they reach full production capacity.

AAA Aerospace USA Inc. is part of larger global group which benefits from an international presence in America, Asia and Europe. This presence allows them to meet a broad base of client needs on both a local and international level.
Their location at the Mobile Aeroplex at Brookley is further evidence of MAA’s unyielding focus and commitment to fostering a world class center for aircraft assembly and Maintenance Refurbishment and Overhaul (MRO) activity. AAA’s unique skills compliment the growing capability set bringing globally competitive solutions and value to our current and future aerospace industrial partners.
Mayor Sandy Stimpson stated, "On behalf of the City of Mobile, I am pleased and proud to welcome AAA Aerospace USA Inc. to the Mobile Aeroplex. We are seeing tremendous growth in the aerospace industry and we are committed not only to recruiting these businesses to our community – but to helping them thrive once they get here. This announcement by AAA is validation that Mobile is on the move.”

Connie Hudson, Mobile County Commission, commented, "The Mobile County Commission is pleased to welcome AAA Aerospace USA Inc., to the Mobile Aeroplex and I-10 Aerospace Corridor. It’s exciting to witness Mobile’s rapidly growing aerospace industry and to be part of the team effort to build and sustain our expanding industrial base. We are proud to welcome AAA Aerospace and we are prepared to deliver the support they need to thrive in their new community.”
Roger Wehner, Executive Director of the Mobile Airport Authority commented, "AAA Aerospace USA won a highly competitive process to be an integral part of the Airbus Final Assembly Line at the Mobile Aeroplex and we are honored they chose us as their partner to help realize that opportunity. We endeavored to provided AAA with a turn key concierge service solution allowing them to focus on their mission. We believe this will be a long standing partnership and look forward to supporting AAA’s long term success and growth.”

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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 Aeroplex is blessed with a compelling logistics – land, sea, air and ground has long been home to several MRO operations and FAA Part 145 repair stations. Continental Motors, VT MAE, Star Aviation and their partner company Aerostar all call the Aeroplex home employing approximately 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 will produce the A320 family of aircraft. The complex is now home to many of the world’s leading aerospace suppliers and growing daily. The authority has a broad spectrum of turnkey solutions from single office common use services, to build-to-suit lease back programs.
For more information: http://www.mobairport.com

Mobile Airport Authority:
Janis Pearman, Chief of Staff, janis@mobairport.com