On September 6, in the witness of Li Keqiang, Premier of China, and Angela Merkel, German Chancellor, AVIC and Airbus formally signed a program contract for installation of fuselage system in Airbus single aisle aircraft, which is a new major milestone of the cooperation between AVIC and Airbus after the wing assembly of single aisle aircraft.
The program will assemble the fuselage, then deliver it directly to Airbus’s Asia Assembly Line at Tianjin.
AVIC and Airbus have kept good cooperative relations for many years. Since the launch of the single-aisle wing program, AVIC Aircraft has won recognition from Airbus for its outstanding performance with high quality and punctual delivery.
In recent years, the two parties have gradually expanded their cooperation. On the basis of improving the speed and vertical management of A319/A320 single-aisle wing assembly program, the partnership has been further upgraded to an agreement for establish the single-aisle aircraft fuselage system installation program in Tianjin, which leads to localized production in China.
The signing of this contract marks a new era of cooperation between AVIC and Airbus. AVIC will continue to strengthen strategic collaboration with Airbus, and consolidate, expand and deepen the areas of cooperation, aiming for a long-term mutually beneficial and win-win partnership.