Airbus Group operates in 48 countries and employs more than 140,000 highly skilled professionals across a vast range of engineering and business disciplines. Airbus Group promotes cutting-edge technologies, scientific excellence and programme leadership to contribute to global innovation. And while we have led some of Europe’s greatest aerospace achievements – including the development of the A380, the Ariane launcher programme, the Tiger military helicopter and the Eurofighter combat aircraft – our playing field is the world. In 2012, the Group generated revenues of more than €56 billion.
Airbus is the leading global manufacturer of the most innovative commercial aircraft. Its product line comprises aircraft that range in size from the roughly 100-seat single-aisle A318 to the over 500-seat A380 widebody aircraft. Today, Airbus consistently captures about half of all commercial airliner orders.
Airbus Defence and Space
Airbus Defence and Space is Europe’s No.1 defence and space company. Worldwide, it ranks second for space and is among the top ten defence companies, with revenues of approximately €14 billion per year.
Airbus Helicopters is the world’s number one civil and parapublic helicopter manufacturer, offering the largest civil and military helicopter range in the world with a 30% share of the global fleet. The company’s civil and military helicopter range extends from the civil EC120 light helicopter to the EC225 Super Puma, and from the AS550 C3 Fennec to the Tiger on the military side.