Construction starts on Chinese Airbus assembly line

June 2007
Interavia Business & Technology;Summer2007, Issue 688, p7
The article reports on the construction of the Airbus A320 Family Final Assembly Line (FAL) facility of Airbus Industrie SA following the approval by the State Council of the Feasibility Study Report for the project in Tianjin, China. The establishment of the FAL includes the construction of dedicated hangars, office buildings, delivery center and facilities such as electricity and fuel supply systems. The FAL in China will be patterned after the state-of-the-art Airbus single-aisle final assembly line in Hamburg, Germany. Production at the new facility is expected to reach four aircraft per month starting 2011.


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