Airbus has delivered the primary A350 from its widebody completion and supply centre in Tianjin, taking further steps within the growth of its international footprint and long-term strategic partnership with China.
The A350-900 plane was delivered to China Japanese Airways, the biggest Airbus operator in Asia and second largest on the earth.
On the finish of June, China Japanese Airways operated an Airbus fleet of 413 plane, together with 349 A320 household plane, 55 A330 household plane and 9 A350 plane.
“I’m proud that Airbus efficiently prolonged the aptitude of the widebody centre in Tianjin to the A350, the newest new era plane, at such a tough time of world aviation,” mentioned George Xu, Airbus China chief government.
“It is a new milestone within the long-term cooperation between China and Airbus, which additional demonstrates Airbus’ dedication to the nation.
“Congratulations to China Japanese Airways, our long-term strategic companion, for receiving the primary A350 delivered from China, and I respect their belief in Airbus and in our merchandise as all the time.”
Situated on the identical web site because the Airbus Tianjin A320 household closing meeting line and the Airbus Tianjin supply centre, the widebody facilit covers the plane completion actions, together with cabin set up, plane portray and manufacturing flight take a look at, in addition to buyer flight acceptance and plane supply.
The centre was inaugurated in September 2017 with its functionality on A330s.