Airbus to study feasibility of assembly line in Labu

AirAsia boss Tony Fernandes speaks during a press conference in Sepang, on the outskirts of Kuala Lumpur on July 19, 2018.Malaysian budget airline AirAsia announced a 30 billion order for 100 Airbus A330neo long-haul planes on July 19 as it sets its sights on European routes. / AFP PHOTO / Mohd RASFAN

SEREMBAN: Airbus SE has agreed in principle to conduct a feasibility study for an investment to build a final assembly line (FAL) in Negri Sembilan.

State investment, industrialisation, entrepreneurship, education and human capital committee chairman Mohamad Rafie Abd Malek said this was agreed upon during talks between AirAsia Group Bhd and Airbus, the budget carrier’s largest customer of the aircraft model.

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