Airbus  is an European multinational company that plans, makes, and offers common and military aeronautical items around the world. Notwithstanding its essential common plane business, the organization has two divisions for different items and administrations: Defense and Space and Helicopters, the last being the biggest in its industry as far as incomes and turbine helicopter conveyances.

The organization’s fundamental common plane business is situated in Blagnac, France, a suburb of Toulouse, with generation and assembling offices essentially in France, Germany, Spain, China, United Kingdom and the United States. Last gathering creation is based at Toulouse, France; Hamburg, Germany; Seville, Spain; Tianjin, China, and Mobile, United States. The organization delivers and markets the principal industrially practical computerized fly-by-wire carrier, the Airbus A320, and the world’s biggest traveler aircraft, the A380. The 10,000th air ship, an A350, was conveyed to Singapore Airlines on 14 October 2016 ; the worldwide Airbus armada having performed in excess of 110 million flights more than 215 billion kilometers, conveying 12 billion travelers.

The present organization is the result of universal union in the European aeronautic trade following back to the arrangement of the Airbus Industrie GIE consortium in 1970. In 2000 the European Aeronautic Defense and Space Company (EADS) NV was built up. Notwithstanding different auxiliaries relating to security and space exercises, EADS possessed 100% of the prior Eurocopter SA, built up in 1992, and additionally 80% of Airbus Industrie GIE. In 2001, Airbus Industrie GIE was revamped as Airbus SAS, a rearranged business entity. In 2006, EADS gained BAE Systems’ staying 20% of Airbus. EADS NV was renamed Airbus Group NV and SE in 2014 and 2015, respectively. Due to the strength of the Airbus SAS division inside Airbus Group SE, these parent and auxiliary organizations were converged in January 2017, keeping the name of the parent organization. The organization was given its present name in April 2017.

Airbus’ corporate base camp and fundamental office are situated in Toulouse, France. The organization is driven by CEO Thomas Enders and is a part of the Euro Stoxx 50 securities exchange record.



Business airplane created 67% of aggregate income for the gathering in 2013.The item arrangement of such flying machine incorporates short range models, for example, the A320 family and the world’s biggest traveler carrier, the A380.

  • EADS Sogerma
  • Airbus Executive and Private Aviation

Defence and Space

The division Airbus Defense and Space was framed in January 2014 as a major aspect of the gathering rebuilding from the previous EADS divisions Airbus Military, Astrium, and Cassidian (made out of Cassidian Electronics – creates and fabricates sensors, radars, flying and electronic fighting frameworks for military and security applications, Cassidian Air Systems – creates kept an eye on and unmanned elevated frameworks (UAVs), mission flying, electronic barrier and cautioning frameworks and Cassidian Systems – gives worldwide security arrangements, for example, order and control, lead framework coordination, TETRA and TETRAPOL correspondence frameworks for open wellbeing, industry, transportation and protection. This line of business was the first on the planet to start handle tests with TETRA Enhanced Data Service (TEDS).

  • EADS 3 Sigma – a Hellenic organization centered in the outline, improvement, generation and administrations arrangement of airborne and surface target ramble frameworks.

The Airbus Military division, which made tanker, transport and mission flying machine; Eurocopter, the world’s biggest helicopter provider; Astrium, gave frameworks to flying, arrive, maritime and regular citizen security applications including Ariane, Galileo and Cassidian. Through Cassidian, EADS was an accomplice in the Eurofighter consortium and additionally in the rocket frameworks supplier MBDA.


Airbus Helicopters, once known as Eurocopter, is a helicopter assembling and bolster organization. See additionally: Airbus Helicopters, Inc.


  • Airbus Group Inc. – (previously EADS North America) the U.S. holding company for the North American activities of Airbus Group
  • Stelia Aerospace
  • Dornier Consulting
  • Premium AEROTEC
  • Airbus APWorks[
  • Tesat-Spacecom (de)
  • Satair

Joint ventures

Name Holding Description
Dassault Aviation
manufacturer of Dassault Rafale and Dassault Mirage 2000
Eurofighter GmbH
manufacturer of Eurofighter Typhoon
develops and manufactures missiles
manufacturer of Ariane 5 and Ariane 6 launch vehicles
Launch service provider
regional aircraft manufacturer
general aviation aircraft manufacturer
CSeries Aircraft Limited Partnership (CSALP)
Bombardier CSeries aircraft

In September 2014 Airbus considered stripping Dassault and a few different units to center around aerospace. They diminished their shareholding in Dassault Aviation to 10 % before the finish of 2016.


The corporate administration of the Airbus Group as of March 2017.

Chief Executive Officer: Thomas Enders

Executive Committee:

Member Title
Fernando Alonso Head of Military Aircraft Airbus Defence and Space
Thierry Baril Chief Human Resources Officer Airbus & Airbus Commercial Aircraft
Fabrice Brégier Chief Operating Officer of Airbus and President Airbus Commercial Aircraft
Guillaume Faury Chief Executive Officer Airbus Helicopters
John Harrison Group General Counsel Airbus
Dirk Hoke Chief Executive Officer Airbus Defence and Space
John Leahy Chief Operating Officer – Customers – Airbus Commercial Aircraft
Allan McArtor Chief Executive Officer Airbus North America
Klaus Richter Chief Procurement Officer Airbus & Airbus Commercial Aircraft
Harald Wilhelm Chief Financial Officer Airbus
Tom Williams Chief Operating Officer Airbus Commercial Aircraft

The first Executive Committee is designated by the governing body, itself selected by Daimler AG and SOGEADE. Both name four chiefs in addition to one autonomous executive. Starting at July 2003 SEPI never again designates a board part, however a Spanish chief is held as the eleventh member.[ The board likewise chooses the organization’s administrators, one from the Daimler assigned executives and from the SOGEADE selected executives. In late 2004 Noël Forgeard (at that point Airbus CEO) was named by Lagardère as the following French CEO of EADS. Forgeard had recommended that this framework ought to be nullified for a solitary CEO in a move that DaimlerChrysler saw as an endeavor to build a French commanded administration group. Following extended contentions, which made humiliation EADS at the Paris Air Show, the arrangement was affirmed by the EADS Board of Directors on 25 June 2005. At a similar gathering the Board, in discussion with accomplice BAE Systems, named Gustav Humbert as President and CEO of Airbus.