Airbus' Alabama plant to create 2,500 construction jobs

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FILE - This Feb. 29, 2008 file photo shows the Airbus North America Engineering Center in Mobile, Ala. European plane maker Airbus intends to build its first U.S. plant in Mobile, Ala., a person with knowledge of its plans told The Associated Press on Wednesday, June 27, 2012. (AP Photo/Mobile Register, John David Mercer)  MAGS OUT

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European planemaker, Airbus should create about 2,500 construction jobs to build a new $600 million airliner assembly plant in Mobile, Alabama, and 400 to 500 full-time jobs once production starts in 2017, a source familiar with the plans said on Saturday, June 30, 2012.

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