Airbus inaugurates Hamburg’s fourth A320 Family production line

Eleanor Steed
By Eleanor Steed June 14, 2018 09:21

Airbus inaugurates Hamburg’s fourth A320 Family production line

Airbus has inaugurated the fourth Hamburg A320 Family production line. Making use of digital technologies and a more flexible industrial set-up, the line is a key enabler for ramping up the single aisle programme to 60 aircraft per month by mid-2019, says Airbus.

Frank Horch, Hamburg’s Senator of Economy, Transport and Innovation and Thomas Jarzombek, Federal Government Coordinator of German Aerospace Policy, witnessed the milestone together with Guillaume Faury, President Airbus Commercial Aircraft, and 500 guests at a special ceremony in Hamburg.

“The inauguration of our latest, most modern A320 production line opens a new chapter in efficient, digital aircraft manufacturing,” said Faury. “With these new technologies we are building our aircraft more efficiently, a key enabler for higher production rates. I would like to thank the teams, who pushed this newest Airbus production standard from concept to reality.”

Eleanor Steed
By Eleanor Steed June 14, 2018 09:21