Airbus facts and figures
Airbus offers a modern and comprehensive family of civil airliners with capacities ranging from 100 to more than 500 seats.
The company regularly captures approximately half of all commercial airliner orders in the 100-seat and above categories. Airbus has sold over 15,200 aircraft and delivered 8,800-plus jetliners since its creation in 1970. Through 2014, more than 8,100 Airbus aircraft are in service, with some 500 customers and operators located worldwide.
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 every year since the mid-2000s.
The company’s backlog of commercial jetliners through 2014 stood at an industry-wide record of 6,386 aircraft, valued at US$919.3 billion 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 DC, Beijing and Singapore
Training centres: Toulouse, Miami, Hamburg and Beijing
Field service offices: More than 150 around the world
Supplier network: Some 2,000 suppliers in 20 countries
Industrial sites: Facilities located in France, Germany, Spain and the UK
Final Assembly Lines: Toulouse, France; Hamburg, Germany; and Tianjin, China, which will be joined by a new facility in Mobile, Alabama USA
Engineering centres: 11 throughout Europe, US, China, India and Russia
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