--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Please replace the advisory with the following corrected version due to multiple revisions.
The corrected advisory reads:
ADVISORY/ALCOA MEDIA ADVISORY
WHAT: The first flight of the Airbus A380, the most significant
commercial airliner to be introduced in the last 50 years.
WHO: Airbus and Alcoa
WHEN: Wednesday, April 27 - weather permitting.
WHERE: Toulouse, France - the first flight of the A380
Alcoa operating locations in the following cities produce
and handle components for structural and propulsion
applications for the A380:
Tucson, Arizona Hutchinson, Kansas
Torrance, California Baltimore, Maryland
Fullerton, California Whitehall, Michigan
Carson, California Kingston, New York
Irvine, California Cleveland, Ohio
Lafayette, Indiana Pittsburgh/Alcoa Center,
LaPorte, Indiana Wichita Falls, Texas
WHY: Alcoa's strategic partnership with Airbus has enabled Alcoa
and its employees help our customer design and build the
A380. When the A380 makes its first flight, it will lift off
with more new Alcoa products and solutions than any other
aircraft in Alcoa's 100+ years of aviation history. These
advanced products from Alcoa have set new standards in the
performance of advanced aerospace aluminum, super alloys
and fastening systems.
Airbus spent $6.9 billion with US suppliers last year,
supporting more than 140,000 US jobs.
-- Video footage and photos of the first flight. Satellite coordinates will be available on the day of the flight.
-- Shots of products being made for the A380 can be arranged.