Self-Description

Airbus Group is a global leader in aeronautics, space and related services. In 2015, the Group – comprising Airbus, Airbus Defence and Space and Airbus Helicopters – generated revenues of € 64.5 billion and employed a workforce of around 136,600. Our people work with passion and determination to make the world a more connected, safer and smarter place. Taking pride in our work, we draw on each other’s expertise and experience to achieve excellence. Our diversity and teamwork culture propel us to accomplish the extraordinary – on the ground, in the sky and in space.

Primary Company Info

Headquarters:
Blagnac, France
Country:
France
Year Founded:
2014
Website:
Active Markets:
Intercontinental

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.