NC Company Overview
Airbus is a manufacturer of commercial aircraft and is one of the biggest names in aviation. It has developed many of the most widely used and well-known passenger planes, such as the A320 range of planes, the long distance A330 planes, and its flagship luxury A380 model. The comprehensive line of jets made by Airbus can seat from 100 to 500+ passengers and these planes are used by most of the world’s major airlines. In the design of its aircraft, Airbus aims for the maximum possible commonality between the onboard systems, handling characteristics and cockpits, in order to keep the operating costs of airlines who use the aircraft down. Airbus also offers services to operators to suit their needs when it comes to maintaining and operating their fleet of Airbus planes.
Airbus, based in Toulouse, France, was founded in 1970. It has a global outreach and outside of its commercial aircraft business, it also has employees working on defense aircraft, helicopters, and even on satellites and other space technology.
As of May 2019, Airbus has employees from 130 different nationalities and four generations, and it has staff all over the world, including at sites in the UK, Spain, Belgium, Germany, Finland, and Romania.