September 25, 2012
V2500 powers 100th A320 assembled in Tianjin facility
IAE International Aero Engines reported that the V2500 is powering the 100th A320 family aircraft, assembled at the Airbus A320 Family Final Assembly Line in China (FALC). The aircraft was delivered to Air China on September 25th, at an aircraft delivery ceremony in Tianjin. This delivery brings the total number of V-powered Tianjin A320 family aircraft to 53. At present, IAE’s market share in Greater China is at 53% for engines in service and on order. The aircraft will be placed in Air China’s Shanghai base for a total of five A320 family aircraft – exclusively powered by V2500. Air China, a SelectOne operator, currently has a total of 29 V2500-powered A320 family aircraft in service and an additional 11 on backlog.