Airbus has delivered the primary A350 from its wide-body supply and completion middle in Tianjin, taking extra steps in increasing its international presence and long-term strategic partnership with China.
The A350-900 plane was delivered to China Japanese Airways, the biggest Airbus operator in Asia and the second largest on the planet.
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 has efficiently expanded the capability of the wide-body hub in Tianjin to the A350, the newest next-generation plane, at such a tough time in international aviation,” stated George Xu, CEO of Airbus China. .
“It is a new milestone within the long-term cooperation between China and Airbus, additional demonstrating Airbus’s dedication to the nation.
“Congratulations to China Japanese Airways, our long-term strategic companion, for receiving the primary A350 delivered from China, and thanks to your belief in Airbus and our merchandise as all the time.”
Situated on the identical website because the Airbus Tianjin A320 household ultimate meeting line and Airbus Tianjin supply middle, the widebody set up covers plane completion actions, together with cabin set up, portray of the plane and manufacturing flight check, in addition to acceptance of the shopper’s flight and supply of the plane.
The middle was inaugurated in September 2017 with capability in A330.