Airbus Industries Kicks off Construction of China Plant – AFP

From AFP via the China Post:

Airbus Industries held a ceremony Tuesday marking the start of construction of an assembly plant near the north Chinese port city of Tianjin, its first plane factory outside of Europe.

The Airbus A320 assembly line in the Tianjin Binhai New Area is expected to start operating in August next year and have an annual capacity of 44 aircraft by 2011, Xinhua news agency said, citing unnamed sources with the project.

Fabrice Bregier, the Airbus chief operating officer, hailed the launch of construction of the plant 110 kilometers (68 miles) east of Beijing as “a major step forward.[Full Text]

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