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Opportunities Overseas

Opportunities Overseas

in Asia, Africa, Middle East, North & Latin America, and Oceania

Opportunities around the world

Airbus offers a variety of international jobs within the area of aeronautical & aerospace engineering around the world.
Check out our offers in India, China, Japan, Africa & Middle East as well as in America and in Oceania.

Work in India

Airbus' facilities in Bengaluru

The Airbus engineering centre in Bangalore is our flagship site in India. With 200 employees – growing to 400 over the next few years – the focus is on high-end engineering and design activities that include flight physics, structures, systems and testing. A data centre and training facility will soon be established in India. Therefore, we are looking for highly talented and experienced engineering professionals.

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Work in Africa & the Middle East

Satellite view of Dubai

Airbus has a large variety of activities, from all Divisions, in the Africa and Middle East region, with today over 3,000 employeesworking on many locations, from Riyadh in Saudi Arabia to Johannesburg in South Africa, but also across Oman, UAE, Qatar, Morocco, Tunisia and many other countries.

The company is looking to recruit locally in many fields: aircraft and helicopter maintenance, border security, production, sales and marketing, finance, HR, amongst others.

All applicants should send their resume directly to the HR Business partner indicated in the position description.

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Work in China

Airbus Tianjin

Airbus has been present in China since 1994, when the Airbus China Company Limited was officially established and the Airbus China Beijing Representative Office started operation. Customer service offices around the country provide on-the-spot airline support. Today, we also operate a vast training and support centre, which is the most modern and first dedicated in China, located in Beijing near the Beijing Capital Airport. The training centre provides Airbus aircraft operators with training programs for flight crews, maintenance crews, performance engineers and cabin crews. It is the only Airbus training centre in the Asia-Pacific region.

The Airbus (Beijing) Engineering Centre was formally inaugurated in July 2005 in Beijing. The engineering centre has successfully received EN9100 certification from the French international audit centre. Currently, more than 150 engineers provide design work for the A350 family aircraft.

The Airbus A320 Final Assembly Line (FAL), in Tianjin, the first FAL to operate outside of Europe, is a joint venture between Airbus and the Tianjin Free Trade Zone, where it is located. The first assembly started in August 2008, with the first A320 delivery in June 2009. Co-located on the same site are an A330 Completion and Delivery Centre, the first wide-body centre outside of Europe; the Airbus Tianjin Delivery Centre; and a logistics centre aimed at improving supply chain management.

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Work in the USA

Airbus manufacturing facility in Mobile, Alabama

Airbus, through its Airbus Division, has a major presence in the U.S. and Canada with more than 1,800 single-aisle and wide-body jetliners ordered by North American customers, and over 1,200 currently in service. Our two engineering centres in Wichita, Kansas, and Mobile, Alabama, carry out leading-edge development work across all Airbus programmes. Wichita specializes in airframe design and analysis, and Mobile for cabin and cargo systems across the Airbus product line. The training Centre in Miami, Florida, is home to state-of-the-art flight simulators.

Engineering and manufacturing in Mobile, Alabama

Our engineering centre in Mobile, Alabama – situated on the edge of Mobile Bay and the Gulf of Mexico – specialises in cabin and cargo systems across the Airbus product line. Activities cover the specification, design and installation of cabins, cabin equipment and modules, seats, cargo systems and cabin for the new A350 XWB, the 525-seat A380 and the market leading A330-200/300 passenger aircraft. It is also part of the global team responsible for the growing modification market for our single-aisle and long-range aircraft. 

Mobile’s rich southern tradition, beauty and charm are matched with all the elements of a fast-growing, successful community. Setting up home in Mobile is a great investment, both financially and socially, given its low cost of living and high quality of life.

Engineering in Wichita, Kansas

Wichita, also known as the air capital of the world, is home to Airbus Americas Engineering, which oversees the company’s U.S. engineering activities. In our design office, engineers work on all Airbus jetliners. With its proud heritage in aircraft engineering and manufacturing, Wichita is a destination of choice for a growing number of aviation and aerospace professionals. Here you can enjoy a high quality of life. Affordable housing and excellent educational, cultural and recreational resources all add up to a great place to live and work.

Herndon and Ashburn, Virginia

Airbus Americas headquarters is just outside Washington, DC, in Herndon, Virginia. The facility employs some 120 people in sales, marketing and communications for Airbus customers in the U.S. and Canada. This facility also serves as headquarters for Airbus Americas Customer Services – each airline customer has a specific Airbus Customer Service Director assigned to it to take care of any aircraft requirements.

The procurement team, also based in Herndon, is tasked with doubling Airbus spending with U.S. suppliers. The overall team at Airbus Americas headquarters reflects the diversity in nationality that is so commonplace at Airbus worldwide, offering North American customers daily interaction with a company that offers a true global perspective.

Nearby in Ashburn, Virginia, another 90+ employees keep the 24-hour Airbus Spares Centre humming, shipping aircraft parts, tools and sections to customers in the Americas. This facility is one of three Airbus Spares facilities in the world, and is conveniently located near Washington Dulles International Airport. The centre has more than $200 million worth of spares stock, with 70,000 part numbers that represent nearly all of the proprietary hardware used on Airbus aircraft.

Airbus Training Centre in Miami, Florida

The Airbus Training Centre in Miami serves as a Centre of Excellence for the Americas. Built in 1999, the $50 million facility complements facilities in Toulouse, Beijing, Hamburg and Bangalore, providing training for Airbus customers' flight and cabin crew, as well as maintenance personnel.

The custom-designed, 110,000-square-foot complex has a total of six full-flight simulators, as well as cabin door and slide trainers, state-of-the-art computer-based training classrooms and six flight training devices simulating the A320, A330 and A340 aircraft. Approximately 2,000 trainees from Airbus airline operators in the U.S.,Canada and Latin America take courses annually in Miami under the direction of 70 Airbus employees.

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Work in Japan

BIRDS Satellite Project, Japan

Airbus is present in Japan through several subsidiaries: Airbus, Airbus Defence and Space, ATR and but mainly Airbus Helicopters. With its first helicopter flying here as early as the 50’s, Airbus Helicopters has built a leading position in Japan, now holding ~55% share of the civil market. Due to the perilous landscape in Japan, the helicopter is often the fastest available means of transportation for missions such as firefighting, news coverage, medical emergency, police, coast guard, marine rescue, goods transportation and VIP.

In April 2012, the company’s activities were fully consolidated into a single entity to establish the current Airbus Helicopters Japan. With its headquarters in Tokyo, the company has a workforce of around 300. Its brand new helicopters maintenance centre in Kobe is the largest in Asia and offers a full range of repair capabilities. Airbus Helicopters Japan provides total support to its clients, from sales to post-sales support:

  • Aircraft sales
  • Spare parts  and logistics
  • MRO
  • Customisation, design and engineering
  • Technical support
  • Technical publication

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Work in Latin America

Work in Mexico

Airbus works with a "one roof" concept for its four companies in the region: Airbus Helicopters Mexico in Mexico City (sales and customization, after sales services, pilot and technician training and maintenance for the regional Airbus Helicopters fleet), Heliescuela in Veracruz (Helicopter pilot training), Queretaro Plant in Queretaro (structural metallic components assembly and production) and Airbus Mexico Training Centrein Mexico City (A320 training centre for Airbus customers in Mexico). 

Airbus Helicopters has been present in Mexico since 1983, where it has its own industrial and maintenance plant. With more than 400 employees, it is the market leader in the region, with a working fleet of 460 helicopters.


Work in Brazil

Since its founding, in 1978, Helibras has delivered more than 750 helicopters, 70% of the AS350 Squirrel model.

Airbus Helicopters

Helibras, an Airbus Helicopters company, is the only Brazilian manufacturer of helicopters with more than 38 years in Brazil. Since its founding, in 1978, Helibras has delivered more than 750 helicopters, 70% of the AS350 Squirrel model. In 2012, Helibras started producing the H225M (military) model, having built a new assembly line and extended all their facilities for this new program. The company maintains facilities in Minas Gerais, Sao Paulo, Rio de Janeiro and Brasilia. Its factory employs over 500 professionals and has a production capacity of 36 light aircraft per year for the civil, government and military segments.

Other activities in Brazil

The company is also represented by Airbus Defence and Space (offering a variety of services including technical support and maintenance for military aircraft, satellite imaging and, within the space industry, spare parts, digital data recorder, integrated modular avionics and missile launch detector), ATR (with technical support, maintenance and training for Brazilian and other South American customers) and Airbus (since 2011 the largest aeroplane supplier in South America).

Work in other locations

In Santiago, Chile, an office has been in operation since 2001, focusing on the activities sales and support, maintenance, customer service, training and logistics and the business zone Argentina, Chile, Panama and Uruguay.
In Montevideo, Uruguay, an office has been in operation since 2003 focusing on the activities sales and support, customer service and logistics and the business zone of Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Panama and Peru.

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Work in Australia and New Zealand

Airservices Australia, which oversees airspace management in the country, selected Airbus ProSky subsidiary Metron Aviation in July 2013 for the next phase of its Collaborative Decision Making (CDM) programme in July 2013

Airbus Australia Pacific is a diverse organisation offering employment opportunities for suitably qualified and experienced people across a broad range of activities.

We offer competitive employment packages, interesting and challenging roles and friendly, safe places of work.

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