Airbus Group

General information

Airbus Group – known as EADS until January 1, 2014 – is a global leader in aerospace, defence and related services. The Group comprises Airbus as a leading global manufacturer of highly innovative commercial aircraft, Airbus Defence and Space as defence and space leader in Europe, providing tanker, combat, transport and mission aircraft as well as space systems, equipment and services, and Airbus Helicopters which offers the widest range of civil and military helicopters in the world. Airbus Group is a major partner in the Eurofighter consortium and a stakeholder in the missile systems provider MBDA and a 50% partner in turboprop aircraft maker, ATR. In 2013, the Group generated revenues of € 59.3 billion and employed a workforce of around 144,000.


Our 3 Divisions:

  • Airbus is a leading aircraft manufacturer offering a complete range of aircraft families, from 100 to well over 500 passenger seats, as well as the most modern, comprehensive and fuel-efficient product line on the market.

  • Airbus Helicopters, formerly Eurocopter, is a division of Airbus Group, a global pioneer in aerospace and defense related services. Employing approximately 22,000 people worldwide, Airbus Helicopters is the world’s No. 1 helicopter manufacturer with a turnover of 6.3 billion euros. The company’s fleet in service includes some 12,000 helicopters operated by more than 3,000 customers in approximately 150 countries.

  • Airbus Defence and Space is a division of Airbus Group formed by combining the business activities of Cassidian, Astrium and Airbus Military. The new division is Europe’s number one defence and space enterprise, the second largest space business worldwide and among the top ten global defence enterprises. It employs some 40,000 employees generating revenues of approximately €14 billion per year.


As of today, the Group has more than 144,000 employees and dispose of a wide cultural diversity, with more than 130 nationalities represented and more than 20 languages spoken within the workforce. The Group has more than 50,000 employees in Germany, more than 50,000 employees in France, more than 11,000 in Spain and more than 14,000 in the UK.




What can we offer you?

Airbus Group offers fascinating aerospace and security career opportunities with innovative cross divisional programmes, offering multicultural exposure and international opportunities in an inclusive workplace. Airbus Group welcomes interns as well as numerous PHD contracts, VIEs and other students. Last years have seen up to 5000 interns and we will continue to offer these development opportunities.


Find out more about job opportunities at Airbus Group and apply now at www.jobs.airbus-group.com

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Detailed company profile

Basic Information

Department/Office: Airbus Group Headquarter
Street and Number: Mendelweg 30
Zipcode: 2333 CS
City: Leiden
Country: Netherlands
Phone Number: +31 71 524 56 00
Email address: careers@eads.net
Other headquarters:

Airbus Group Head Offices: Paris - France

Munich - Germany

Madrid - Spain

Other Offices:

London - England

Herndon, Virginia - United States


Company's Countries

Algeria , Australia , Belgium , Brazil , Canada , Chile , China , Czech Republic , Egypt , Finland , France , French Guiana , Germany , Hong Kong , Hungary , India , Indonesia , Italy , Japan , Kazakstan , Korea, Republic Of , Malaysia , Mexico , Morocco , Netherlands , New Zealand , Norway , Oman , Philippines , Poland , Qatar , Romania , Russian Federation , Saudi Arabia , Singapore , Slovakia , Spain , Sweden , Switzerland , Taiwan, Province of China , Thailand , Turkey , United Arab Emirates , United Kingdom , United States , Viet Nam

Company's activity fields

Aeronautics and Space , Aviation , Defence , Production Engineering and Control , Research & Development , Security

More details about the company's activities

Airbus Group – known as EADS until January 1, 2014 – is a global leader in aerospace, defence and related services. The Group comprises Airbus as a leading global manufacturer of highly innovative commercial aircraft, Airbus Defence and Space as defence and space leader in Europe, providing tanker, combat, transport and mission aircraft as well as space systems, equipment and services, and Airbus Helicopters which offers the widest range of civil and military helicopters in the world. Airbus Group is a major partner in the Eurofighter consortium and a stakeholder in the missile systems provider MBDA and a 50% partner in turboprop aircraft maker, ATR. In 2013, the Group generated revenues of € 59.3 billion and employed a workforce of around 144,000.

A short profile of the company culture

Working for Airbus Group opens up a world of opportunities in terms of how and where you develop your skills and pursue your career. As an award-winning and industry-recognised employer, Airbus Group believes in supporting the well-being and engagement of its people.

International mobility policy

As an international and highly diverse company, we actively encourage mobility through a wide choice of personalised options, from short-term project work to longer-term assignments that could be anywhere in the world. We support our employees’ discovery of Airbus Group’s various Divisions and areas of activity throughout their careers. Not only does it help them develop and gain new skills and experience, it also enriches us by bringing in new ways of thinking, working and sharing best practices across the Group.

Internal training policy

With many employees spending significant periods of their working lives at Airbus Group, it is both in the interests of the Group and a duty to our employees to help them develop. To improve career development opportunities, we are in the process of widening the scope and reach of our training programmes. Several common training programmes have been created for use across Airbus Group Divisions, to pool resources and ensure that the best technical expertise is shared across the Group. We highly value our technical expertise and this is why we have set up an Expert career path. It allows our Experts to develop a deep technical understanding within a strategic area. As an Airbus Group Expert, you will contribute to the pursuit of knowledge and excellence within your field and to passing this on throughout Airbus Group. Airbus Group is also focusing its attention on excellence in project management, which is key to on-time, on-quality delivery, customer satisfaction and increased profitability. Through a defined career path in this field, you can acquire the skills of a successful project manager. We also run a number of different programmes and events to develop our future managers, senior managers and executives. These focus on the development of leadership skills, tailored to the individual, and often bring an international aspect into the training.