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Airbus delivers first Made-In-China aircraft to European customer

06/28/2023 - 11:07

According to the Xinhua news agency, the European aircraft manufacturer Airbus delivered an airplane that had been put together in Tianjin, China, to a European airline for the first time.

Clemens Vasters
Clemens Vasters
One of the biggest low-cost airlines in Europe, Wizz Air, purchased the first A321neo that was built in Tianjin.

The Airbus Corporation started producing A321 aircraft in Tianjin, it was revealed in November.

In April, Agence France-Presse reported that Airbus Corporation plans to open a second assembly line in Tianjin, doubling the production capacity in the country. The new final assembly line should be put into use in the second half of 2025.