First Chinese A320 takes to the skies

China’s first Airbus-assembled aircraft took to the skies recently with the first flight of an A320 in the skies over Tianjin. The 180-seat aircraft, the first to be built outside of Europe, is the first of what is expected to be more than 700 jets to be assembled by the Airbus-Chinese partnership which includes the […]


180-seat aircraft A320 Airbus-assembled aircraft first flight


China’s first Airbus-assembled aircraft took to the skies recently with the first flight of an A320 in the skies over Tianjin. The 180-seat aircraft, the first to be built outside of Europe, is the first of what is expected to be more than 700 jets to be assembled by the Airbus-Chinese partnership which includes the Tianjin Free Trade Zone and China Aviation Industry Corporation.