2008-09-29 - Airbus Tianjin openedAirbus assembly line in Tianjin opened
Eröffnungsfeier des neuen Airbus-Werks in China<br /> On 28 September, the news A320 final assembly line was officially inaugurated in the north China metropolis of Tianjin. Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao and Airbus Chief Executive Officer Thomas Enders attended the inauguration ceremony.
The line, a joint venture between Airbus and Tianjin Zhongtian Aviation Industry Investment Co., was built in just 15 months. The first A320 plane it assembles is expected to come off line by summer 2009. Tianjin will deliver two types of aircraft of the A320 family -- A319 and A320. The Tianjin line will be able to assemble 44 aircraft a year by2011