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Airbus Operations GmbH

Airbus is an aircraft manufacturer with the most modern and comprehensive product line.

About 18,000 employees work at four development and production sites in Germany.

Airbus in Bremen employs about 2,400 people and is specialized in high-lift systems as well as in the development of materials and processes. 

At Bremen site the A330 and A350 XWB long-range aircraft wings are equipped with all electric and hydraulic components. In addition, Bremen is responsible for the manufacturing of the flaps for all Airbus aircraft.

Other German sites are in Hamburg, Stade and Buxtehude.


Facts and figures:

  • Founded in 1970
  • Aircraft manufacturing commenced in Bremen in the early 20th century
  • Airbus in Bremen is the second largest Airbus site in Germany
  • Number of employees: 2,400
  • Number of employees worldwide: 74,000
  • Headquarters in Toulouse (France), 11 manufacturing sites in Europe, worldwide presence