China will build complete outer wings for Airbus A320-family aircraft from the end of this year, following the conclusion of an agreement between Airbus and Xi’an Aircraft Industry Co. The deal, the second between Airbus and a Chinese manufacturer this month, will avoid the cost of sending Xi’an-built outer wing boxes to Britain for completion and then back to China’s A320 family final assembly plant now operating at Tianjin. It also means that Chinese manufacturers have taken 10 ...
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