Airbus Delivers the 400th A320 Family Aircraft from FALA
AVTEN - Airbus has delivered the 400th A320 Family aircraft from its Final Assembly Line Asia (FALA) in Tianjin, China, Tuesday (12/18/2018). The A320neo was delivered to national flag carrier Air China, based in Beijing.
Powered by Pratt & Whitney GTF latest generation engines, the aircraft features a comfortable two-class cabin layout with 158 seats, consisting of 8 for business and 150 for economy.
The milestone is a tribute to the excellent industrial cooperation and partnership between Airbus and the Chinese aviation industry.
The Airbus A320 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, namely Toulouse (France), Hamburg (Germany), Tianjin (China), and Mobile (United States).