Saturday, September 1, 2012

100th A320 comes off China line

The 100th A320 came off the line Friday at the final assembly plant in Tianjin, China. Dignitaries from China and Europe were there for the event. The assembly line is the third one for the A320, built after lines in Toulouse, France, and Hamburg, Germany. In July this year Airbus has announced its decision to establish an A320 assembly line in the United States in Mobile, Ala. (Source: Avionics Intelligence, ETN Global Travel Industry News, 08/31/12)