Airbus Delivers the 400th A320 Family Aircraft from FALA

Airbus Delivers the 400th A320 Family Aircraft from FALA
The 400th A320 Family aircraft produced at Airbus' Final Assembly Lina Asia (FALA) in Tianjin, China was delivered to national flag carrier Air China. Image source: Airbus.

AVTENAirbus 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).