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Airbus facts and figures

Airbus champions innovative technologies and offers the most modern and comprehensive family of civil airliners with capacities ranging from 100 to more than 600 seats.  

As the leading commercial aircraft manufacturer, the company regularly captures approximately half of all commercial airliner orders in the 100-seat and above categories. Through 2015, Airbus has sold over 16,300 aircraft to around 400 customers worldwide, and delivered 9,500-plus jetliners. 

Airbus’ philosophy is to avoid cyclic changes in its production/delivery rates, thereby preventing peaks and dips in the response to market situation.  As a result, the company has implemented a smooth increase in output for 13 years in a row. 

The company’s backlog of commercial jetliners through 2015 stood at an industry-wide record of 6,831 aircraft, valued at more than US$1 trillion at list prices.

A global company with roots in Europe

Headquarters: Toulouse, France

Shareholding:  a 100-per cent Airbus Group company

Active workforce: approximately 55,000 direct employees around the world

Subsidiaries: United States, China, Japan, India and Middle East

Spare parts centres: Hamburg, Frankfurt, Washington D.C., Beijing and Singapore

Training centres: Toulouse, Miami, Hamburg, Beijing, India and Singapore 

Field service representatives: More than 250 around the world

Supplier network: Some 7,700 suppliers around the world

Industrial sites: Facilities located in France, Germany, Spain and the UK 

Final assembly lines: Toulouse, France; Hamburg, Germany; Tianjin, China; and Mobile, Alabama. U.S. 

Engineering centres: 11 throughout Europe, US, China, India and Russia




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