Tianjin - Yesterday, Airbus celebrated the delivery of the 400th A320 family aircraft assembled in its Tianjin FAL. The aircraft was delivered to Air China at Beijing International airport with a ceremony.
Air China's new A320 neo is equipped with Pratt & Whitney's Geared Turbofans. Like previous six copies, cabin is configured to accommodate eight passengers in Business Class and 150 in Economy. The Chinese flag carrier has so far received seven of the thirteen A320neo and three of the twelve A321neo on order.
This milestone is a tribute to the excellent partnership between Airbus and the Chinese aviation industry,said the European aircraft manufacturer in a statement.
Airbus's Tianjin FAL is a joint venture between Airbus and a Chinese consortium, of which Airbus owns %51. Airbus has four Final Assembly Lines worldwide - Tianjin, China; Toulouse, France; Hamburg, Germany; and Mobile, USA.