Airbus delivers 400th A320 from Tianjin
Airbus has delivered the 400th A320 Family aircraft from its Final Assembly Line Asia (FALA) in Tianjin.
Airbus has reached a milestone in China, having delivered the 400th A320 Family aircraft from its Final Assembly Line Asia (FALA) in Tianjin. The Pratt & Whitney GTF-powered A320neo was delivered to national flag carrier Air China on 18th December. The aircraft features a two-class cabin layout with 158 seats: 8 business and 150 economy.
The first A320neo assembled in Tianjin was delivered to AirAsia in October 2017.
The Airbus A320 Family Final Assembly Line Asia (FALA) is a joint venture between Airbus and a Chinese consortium comprising Tianjin Airport Economic Area Zone & Tianjin Port Free Trade Administrative Committee and China Aviation Industry Corporation (AVIC).
Airbus and the Chinese Consortium hold 51% and 49% of the shares of the joint venture, respectively. Airbus has four A320 Family production facilities around the world: Toulouse, France; Hamburg, Germany; Tianjin, China; and Mobile, U.S.