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Airbus is a global leader in aeronautics, space and related services. In 2018, it generated revenues of €64 billion and employed a workforce of around 134,000. Airbus offers the most comprehensive range of passenger airliners. Airbus is also a European leader providing tanker, combat, transport and mission aircraft, as well as one of the world’s leading space companies. In helicopters, Airbus provides the most efficient civil and military rotorcraft solutions worldwide.
Airbus is part of the fabric of the UK. Our 13,500-strong UK workforce designs and builds wings for its commercial aircraft family, is Britain’s largest space company, a world-leader in cyber security, and the biggest supplier of large aircraft to the RAF, through the A400M Atlas and the A330MRTT Voyager. As Britain’s civil helicopter hub, Airbus represents around 50% of the UK’s civil helicopter fleet and is a key supplier to the Ministry of Defence. Airbus has trained more than 1,000 apprentices over the last ten years and has collaborations with more than 20 universities, spending £350 million in UK Research & Development.