Airbus manufactures aircrafts, helicopters, commercial space launch vehicles, missiles, satellites, defense systems and defense electronics, and offers services related to these activities. The Company operates four divisions. The Airbus division comprises the Airbus Commercial and Airbus Military segments, which develop, manufacture, market and sell commercial jet aircrafts, military transport aircrafts and special mission aircrafts, among others. The Eurocopter division develops, markets and sells civil and military helicopters. The Astrium division develops, manufactures and sells satellites, orbital infrastructures and launchers, as well as provides space-related services. The Cassidian division sells missiles systems, military combat and training aircrafts, among others.
Leiden, NL
Size (employees)
130,917 (est)
Airbus was founded in 1970 and is headquartered in Leiden, NL
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Key People/Management at Airbus

Thomas Enders

Thomas Enders

Harald Wilhelm

Harald Wilhelm

Fabrice Brégier

Fabrice Brégier

Alain Flourens

Alain Flourens

Chief Technology Officer
Klaus Richter

Klaus Richter

Chief Procurement Officer
Tom Williams

Tom Williams

COO Airbus Commercial Aircraft
John Leahy

John Leahy

COO - Customers
Thierry Baril

Thierry Baril


Airbus Office Locations

Airbus has an office in Herndon, Leiden, Blagnac, London and in 13 other locations
Leiden, NL (HQ)
PO Box 32008
Canberra, AU
2 Brindabella Circuit
Jyväskylä, FI
6 Mattilanniemi
Blagnac, FR
2 Rond-Point Emile Dewoitine
Immenstaad am Bodensee, DE
Potsdam, DE
14 Platz der Einheit
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Airbus Financials and Metrics

Airbus Financials

Airbus's revenue was reported to be €66.77 b in FY, 2017 which is a 0.3% increase from the previous period.

Revenue (FY, 2017)

66.8 b

Revenue growth (FY, 2016 - FY, 2017), %


Gross profit (FY, 2017)

7.6 b

Gross profit margin (FY, 2017), %


Net income (FY, 2017)

2.9 b

EBIT (FY, 2017)

3.4 b

Market capitalization (2-Oct-2017)

67.9 b

Closing share price (2-Oct-2017)


Cash (4-Mar-2018)

12 b
Airbus's current market capitalization is €67.9 b.
EURFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017


60.7 b64.5 b66.6 b66.8 b

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

51.8 b55.6 b61.3 b59.2 b

Gross profit

8.9 b8.9 b5.3 b7.6 b
Half Year
EURH1, 2016H1, 2017H1, 2018


28.9 b28.8 b28.7 b

Cost of goods sold

24.9 b26.6 b25.3 b

Gross profit

4 b2.1 b3.4 b

Gross profit Margin, %

EURFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017


7.3 b7.5 b10.1 b12 b

Accounts Receivable

6.8 b7.9 b8.1 b8.4 b


25.4 b29.1 b29.7 b31.5 b

Current Assets

46.9 b51.5 b54.9 b59.8 b
Half Year
EURH1, 2015H1, 2016H1, 2017


5.6 b8 b7.9 b

Accounts Receivable

6.3 b7.3 b8.1 b


29.6 b31.8 b34.8 b

Current Assets

48.8 b54.3 b58.5 b
EURFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Net Income

2.4 b2.7 b1 b2.9 b

Depreciation and Amortization

2.2 b2.5 b2.3 b2.3 b


(3.3 b)(4.1 b)(3.5 b)(2.6 b)

Accounts Payable

130 m1.6 b2.4 b1.4 b
Half Year
EURH1, 2015H1, 2016H1, 2017

Net Income

1.5 b1.8 b1.5 b

Depreciation and Amortization

1.1 b1.1 b1.1 b

Cash From Operating Activities

(146 m)(146 m)(1.9 b)

Purchases of PP&E

(1 b)(1 b)(1.1 b)
EURY, 2017


507 k

Financial Leverage

8.5 x
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Airbus Operating Metrics

Airbus's Enterprise Customers was reported to be 82 in FY, 2016. Airbus's Backlog was reported to be $1.1t in FY, 2017. Airbus's Training Provided, no. of people was reported to be 226.7 k in FY, 2015.
FY, 2014H1, 2016FY, 2015H1, 2017FY, 2016H1, 2018FY, 2017


€857.50 b€927 b€1.01 t€978 b€1.06 t€981 b$1.10 t

Order Intake

€166.40 b€54 b€159 b€134.48 b€157.69 b

Book-to-bill Ratio


Enterprise Customers

67 85 82
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Airbus Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
Strategic Simulation Solutions January 04, 2018
Sepang Aircraft Engineering October 12, 2017
NavTech December 22, 2015
Salzburg München Bank AG July 30, 2014
Netasq October 02, 2012
Metron Aviation October 01, 2011
Vector Aerospace Corp June 30, 2011$625 m
PlantCML April 22, 2008
Racal Instruments October 07, 2004
Airbus Group Australia Pacific Ltd June 21, 2001
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Airbus News and Updates

Lufthansa is pushing ahead to transform your face into a boarding pass

After a successful trial in Los Angeles, Lufthansa is planning to expand its biometric boarding pass program to airports nationwide, the airline announced Monday. Instead of checking boarding passes and passports at the gate, the airline uses specialized cameras to snap images of passengers’ faces. …

IndiGo’s grounded planes may be costing it thousands of dollars daily

India’s largest airline is scrambling to maintain operational normalcy, at a significant cost to investors and flyers. On March 12, IndiGo had to ground eight…

India Grounds 11 Airbus Jets in a Move the European Union Calls Unnecessary

Hats off to Indian watchdogs for quickly responding to two shutdowns of aircraft with faulty parts in the past week. Affected airlines include IndiGo, India's largest carrier, with eight aircraft grounded. Hey, engine maker Pratt and Whitney: You're on notice. -Sean O'Neill

India Grounds All Airbus A320neos Over Concerns About Their American Engines

One of the engines features a seal found to cause vibrations.

Last Week in the City: Trump signs order for tariffs

This week US President Donald Trump signed off on new tariffs on steel and aluminium imports, Trinity Mirror revealed plans to rebrand, and the European Central Bank took a further step towards ending stimulus measures. The FTSE 100 rose 1.9 per cent over the week by mid-session on Friday. Econom…

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