Airbus aircraft manufacturerGeneral information about Airbus, the aerospace company in France

Airbus SAS is an aircraft manufacturing division of Airbus Group. It is based in Blagnac, France, a suburb of Toulouse, with production and manufacturing facilities mainly in France, Germany, Spain and the United Kingdom.

Airbus employs around 63,000 people at sixteen sites in four countries: France, Germany, Spain and the United Kingdom. Final assembly production is based at Toulouse, France; Hamburg, Germany; Seville, Spain; and, since 2009 as a joint-venture, Tianjin, China. Airbus has subsidiaries in the United States, Japan, China and India.

The company produces and markets the first commercially viable fly-by-wire airliner, the Airbus A320, and the world's largest passenger airliner, the A380.

In September 2014, Aerion partnered with Airbus to collaborate on designing the Aerion AS2, a supersonic 11-seater private business jet, hoping for a market entry in 2021.


Airbus has several final assembly lines for different models and markets. These are:

Toulouse, France (A320, A330, A350 and A380)
Hamburg, Germany (A320 series)
Seville, Spain (A400M)
Tianjin, China (A320 series).
Mobile, Alabama, (under construction) (A320)