Airbus Group (AIR.PA) has told its unions it will shed the equivalent of 5,291 jobs as part of a restructuring of its defense and space activities, with the axe falling most heavily in Germany, a union source said on Monday Continue reading
European aeronautics group EADS is planning to cut up to 20 percent of the roughly 40,000-strong workforce at its newly created Airbus Defence & Space division, German news agency dpa reported on Wednesday, citing “informed sources”. A company spokesman declined to comment and said there would be more details announced on Dec. 9, when EADS … Continue reading
The company says a $9bn (£5.5bn) order for 100 A320 planes from AirAsia will safeguard 1,500 Airbus jobs in the UK and 7,500 in its supply chain. The wings for its A320 series are made at the Flintshire factory. AirAsias’s order is for 64 of the A320neo (new engine option) and 36 of the A320ceo … Continue reading
Up to 6,000 jobs have been secured at Airbus’s factory in Cheshire following a major order from Philippine Airlines. The company makes wings for the Airbus at its plant at Broughton, near Chester. via BBC News – Airbus deal secures 6,000 Broughton jobs.
The arrival of Airbus in Mobile will make a measurable impact on the city’s economy, enough to render the city, and even the entire state, better bets for lenders, according to a recent report by Moody’s Investor Service, a rating agency. While the company did not officially adjust its investment-grade, Aa2 rating for the city, … Continue reading
That’s the word from companies that specialize in recruiting and hiring skilled workers for several industries, including the marine and airbus 380 in Vancouver (Photo credit: Cyprien) aviation industries. Bud Collins owns Eagle Marine Services in Irvington. He’s been placing skilled workers in marine jobs for 17 years, including ship building sites like Newport News, … Continue reading
Airbus should create about 2,500 construction jobs to build a new US$600 million airliner assembly plant in Mobile, Alabama, and 400 to 500 full-time jobs once production starts in 2017, a source familiar with the plans said on Saturday. The European planemaker, owned by EADS, is poised to announce plans to build the plant for … Continue reading