Log in to use our free company, program and sector update tracker feature.
 

June 2006 edition

Airbus readies first assembly line plant outside Europe

Tianjin city is to be the site in China for the Airbus A320 assembly plant. It beat three other interested cities - Shanghai, Xi'an and Zhuhai - after months of competition. Beijing's National Development and Reform Commission has officially approved the plant to be built in the Binhai New Area in Tianjin.

It will be the first Airbus's assembly line plant outside Europe - and it will work on the first single-aisle commercial airliner to be entirely produced in China. Airbus has two assembly lines in Europe - one in Toulouse, France, the other in Hamburg, Germany.

Airbus statistics show the total number of passenger aircraft in service on the Chinese mainland, Hong Kong and Macao exceeds 340. It forecasts that China will buy nearly 600 aircraft in the next five years to meet the rising dem....

Full report (135 words) is available by subscription:  

Tell a friend/colleague about this story:

 

 

 Contact details from our directory:
Airbus S.A.S. Airframer

Subscribers are able to access the full text of articles on this web site, and in a downloadable PDF newsletter. If you have a subscription already then please log in, otherwise see our latest subscription offers.

Enhanced listings:


EuroLink International Sales & Marketing
Build sales faster! International business development services for vendors to the aerospace sector. Multilingual technical sales & marketing to OEMs, MROs, and Tier suppliers.

Quintus Technologies
Quintus Technologies is a global leading provider of high pressure fluid cell presses and hydroform deep-draw presses for sheet metal forming

United Performance Metals
A global distributor and processor of titanium products for over 40 years, and a leading supplier to the aerospace industry.

Attwater Group
Attwater are manufacturers and machinists of thermoset, high pressure composite sheets to recognised international standards.

Dexmet Corporation
Dexmet MicroGrid® an innovative product line that help improve the composite aircraft withstand the rigors of a lightning strike.

See our advertising tariff.

 

12
data pages remaining in monthly quota for non-subscribers

© Copyright of Airframer Limited, operated under licence by Stansted News Limited 2017. Terms & Conditions of reading.