Tianjin Plant Could Support Airbus’s A320 Delivery Push

Credit: Bradley Perrett/AW&ST
Final assembly accounts for about 5% of the value of building an airliner and maybe 95% of the prestige, as Airbus well knew when it agreed in 2006 to build a final assembly line for the A320 family in Tianjin. Strong orders for its narrowbody aircraft from an appreciative China duly followed. Now...

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