The success story of Airbus
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The narrative

Airbus is the world’s leading manufacturer of commercial jetliners and military airlifters, with a 40-plus year track record of innovation, technological firsts and industry milestones.

A comprehensive history of Airbus is provided in the chapters below – which cover the company’s creation and launch of the game-changing A300, all the way to its continued leadership in the 21st century and new-generation A380 and A350 XWB programmes.