Airbus has delivered the 400th A320 Family
aircraft from its Final Assembly Line Asia (FALA) in Tianjin,
The A320neo was delivered to national flag carrier Air
China, based in Beijing.
Powered by Pratt & Whitney GTF engines, the aircraft features a two-class
cabin layout with 158 seats, 8 in business and 150 in economy.
The Airbus A320 Family Final Assembly Line Asia
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 currently has
four A320 Family production facilities around the world: Toulouse,
France; Hamburg, Germany; Tianjin, China; and Mobile, United