Symbolic handover ceremony

Prince Felipe and the new president of the Junta de Andalucia, Susana Diaz, will be attending a purely symbolic ceremony today to present the first Airbus A400M to the French Air Force. The official handover of the plane  took place on August 1st 2013.

Airbus predicting further growth in 2013

The European aircraft manufacturer Airbus is set to take on another 3,000 employees worldwide in 2013, including over 400 in Spain. The company is predicting further growth in 2013.

Poland adds to Airbus order

Good news for the small Airbus Military plant in El Puerto de Santa María, Cádiz province, as Poland orders five more aircraft, making 17 in total. The El Puerto de Santa María plant makes part of the wings and rudder, although the assembly work is done in Sevilla.

A400M project saved

The seven countries buying the Airbus A400M have reached an agreement to provide an extra €3,500 million to save the project.

Airbus to stop production at three plants in Spain

The Airbus management has decided to halt the production of parts for the Airbus 380 at three plants in Spain, a measure which will affect 455 workers. The workers at the three plants, in Getafe (181), Puerto Real (155) and Illescas (119), will no longer be working full-time as from December 1st. The situation will be reviewed in January and …