AirAsia has taken delivery of the first A320neo assembled at the Airbus Final Assembly Line Asia (FALA) in Tianjin, China.
The aircraft is powered by CFM LEAP-1A engines and could accommodate 186 passengers comfortably.
Air Asia is the largest customer of Airbus, which has ordered 578 A320s including 404 A320 neos.
Air Asia mentioned that this is its thirteenth A320 neo and the 184th Aircraft delivered by Airbus. It received the first A320 neo last year.
The FALA in Tianjin, is the first Airbus Final Assembly Line launched outside Europe, commenced its operations in 2008. Presently around 340 aircraft have been assembled and delivered from Tianjin, China.
AirAsia is a Malaysian low-cost airline headquartered near Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. It is the largest airline in Malaysia by fleet size and destinations.