Malaysia low-cost carrier, AirAsia took delivery of the first Airbus A320neo assembled at the Airbus Final Assembly Line Asia (FALA) in Tianjin, China.
The aircraft powered by CFM Leap 1A engines is delivered in a ceremony held at FALA. The 186 seater aircraft is featured with Airbus’ innovative Space-flex cabin.
The FALA in Tianjin, inaugurated in 2008 is the Airbus’s third single-aisle aircraft final assembly line after Toulouse and Hamburg factory. Tianjin FALA is also the first Airbus assembly plant outside Europe.
AirAsia operates 80 A320-family aircraft and has firm orders for three A320ceos, 289 A320neos and 100 A321neos