Airbus To Open A330 Facility In China

Airbus has confirmed it plans to build a second facility in China after winning an order for at least 45 aircraft in the country worth around $11bn.

Airbus has confirmed it plans to build a second facility in China after winning an order for at least 45 aircraft in the country worth around $11bn.

The OEM’s chief executive Fabrice Bregier said on Tuesday (June 30) that the orders are in line with its production targets for the A330, which currently stands at six aircraft a month.

An agreement to build a facility capable of fitting out two A330s a month is expected to be signed during a visit to Airbus’ headquarters in Toulouse by Chinese Prime Minister Li Keqiang on Thursday (July 2).

TAGS: Asia Pacific
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