Aerial view of Stage 3 Flowline of single aisle in Broughton. (Image: Airbus)
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Airbus boss warns of compulsory job losses

Airbus Chief Executive, Guillaume Faury, has warned staff that “it’s unlikely that voluntary departures will be enough” as it seeks to cut its workforce to survive the current crisis in the aviation industry. Airbus is seeking to cut around 15,000 jobs around the world with 1,670 of those to go [read more]

An Airbus A350-1000XWB touches down at Farnborough (Image: Max Thrust Digital)
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Airbus increased deliveries in June

European airframer Airbus showed a small increase in deliveries for June 2020 compared to the previous month according to its half-year (H1) commercial aircraft orders & deliveries report. June saw 36 new aircraft being delivered compared to 24 in May and overall in the first half of 2020, Airbus delivered [read more]

Airbus BelugaXL (Image: Aviation Media Agency)
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Airbus Broughton to bear brunt of UK job cuts

Airbus’ wing production facility at Broughton, North Wales will see the majority of the 1,700 job cuts to made in the UK. Over 1,400 jobs will be lost at the site which produces wings for all Airbus commercial airliners except the A220 the biggest ever blow to jobs at the [read more]

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Airbus built ventilator gets approved for use in the UK

A medical ventilator built by several engineering companies including European Aerospace company Airbus and a number of Formula 1 teams has gained approval for use in the UK. The ventilator will help treat patients with severe breathing difficulties as a result of COVID-19. The approval from the Medicines and Healthcare [read more]