Airbus

Airbus is a leading aircraft manufacturer offering the most modern and efficient passenger aircraft family on the more than 100-seat market. Its military division, Airbus Military, is the global leader for military transport, tanker and surveillance airlifters ranging from 3 to 45 tonnes of payload. Airbus comprehensive product line comprises highly successful families of aircraft ranging from 100 to more than 500 seats: the single-aisle A320 Family (A318/A319/A320/A321), the wide-body long-range A330 Family including the freighter and MRTT, the all-new next generation A350 XWB Family, and the double-deck A380 Family. Across all its aircraft families Airbus unique approach ensures that aircraft share the highest commonality in airframes, on-board systems, cockpits and handling characteristics. This reduces significantly operating costs for airlines. The military division of Airbus designs, develops and produces a comprehensive range of highly versatile products for military and civic/ humanitarian missions. Airbus Military is responsible for the A400M programme, the Multi Role Tanker Transport (MRTT) A330 and for further military derivatives based on Airbus civil aircraft as well as the smaller Light & Medium C295, CN235 and C212. Airbus has sold over 10,100 aircraft to more than 440 customers/operators and has delivered over 6,700 aircraft since it first entered service in 1974. Dedicated to assisting airlines enhance the profitability of their fleets, Airbus also delivers a wide range of customer services in all areas of support, tailored to the needs of individual operators all over the world. Altogether, Airbus Military has sold more than 1,000 aircraft to some 130 military, civilian and governmental customers. More than 800 of these aircraft have been delivered. Headquartered in Toulouse, France, Airbus is a truly global enterprise of some 52,500 employees. Airbus is an EADS company.