Airbus is a leading aircraft manufacturer with the most modern and comprehensive family of airliners on the market, ranging in capacity from 100 to more than 500 seats. Over 9,200 Airbus aircraft have been sold to some 400 customers worldwide and more than 5,600 of these have been delivered since the company first entered the market in the early seventies.
With annual revenues of over 25 billion euros in 2007, Airbus is a global company, employing around 56,000 people of some 80 different nationalities in design and manufacturing facilities in France, Germany, the UK, and Spain, as well as subsidiaries in the U.S., China, Japan, and in the Middle East.
Sensitive to its position as an industry leader, Airbus seeks to ensure that air transport continues to be an eco-efficient means of transport, delivering value while minimising its environmental impact.
Headquartered in Toulouse, France, Airbus is an EADS company.