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Airbus is a designer, manufacturer and seller of civil and military aeronautical products. Read more

Guillaume Faury's photo - CEO of Airbus

CEO

Guillaume Faury

CEO Approval Rating

66/100

Founded:

1967

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Boeing is one of Airbus's top competitors. Boeing was founded in 1916, and its headquarters is in Chicago, Illinois. Like Airbus, Boeing also works within the Aerospace sector. Boeing has 13,186 more employees than Airbus.

Lockheed Martin is Airbus's #2 rival. Lockheed Martin was founded in 1912 in Bethesda, Maryland. Lockheed Martin competes in the Heavy Machinery & Vehicles field. Lockheed Martin generates $4.1B more revenue than Airbus.

Embraer is a top competitor of Airbus. Embraer is a Public company that was founded in Pinheiros, São Paulo in 1969. Embraer is in the Defense industry. Embraer has 109,689 fewer employees vs. Airbus.

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Airbus Quarterly and Annual Revenue

Trailing 12-Months Trend (TTM)

Annual Revenue

$61.9B

Airbus's revenue is the ranked 2nd among it's top 10 competitors. The top 10 competitors average 25.3B. Over the last four quarters, Airbus's revenue has grown by 31.8%. Specifically, in Q1 2021's revenue was $12.3B; in Q4 2020, it was $27.1B; in Q3 2020, it was $13.1B; in Q2 2020, Airbus's revenue was $9.4B.

Airbus Acquisitions

COMPANY ACQUIRED
ACQUISITION DATE
AMOUNT
DESCRIPTION

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ZF Luftfahrttechnik

Jun 2021

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undisclosed
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MTM Robotics, LLC

Dec 2019

Source »
undisclosed
MTM Robotics designs, manufactures and installs automated assembly and control systems for the aerospace industry.
Sepang Aircraft Engineering Sdn Bhd

Oct 2017

Source »
undisclosed
Sepang Aircraft Engineering is a provider of aircraft repair, maintenance and overhaul services.

These are all the companies that Airbus has acquired. Airbus has acquired 3 companies and its latest acquisition was ZF Luftfahrttechnik in Jun 2021.

Airbus Funding History

Since Airbus was founded in 1967, it has participated in 2 rounds of funding. In total Airbus has raised $16.1B. Airbus' last funding round was on Mar 2020 for a total of $16.1B

ROUND

FUNDING DATE

AMOUNT

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Debt
Mar 2020
$16.1B
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IPO
Jan 2019
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Since Airbus was founded in 1967, it has participated in 2 rounds of funding. In total Airbus has raised $16.1B. Airbus' last funding round was on Mar 2020 for a total of $16.1B

Airbus Investments

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DESCRIPTION

AMOUNT

INVESTMENT DATE

ROUND

EXIT DATE

Amprius manufactures and distributes lithium-ion batteries for electric vehicles.
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Oct 30, 2019
Equity
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HawkEye 360 is a Virginia-based RF data analytics company that provides spectrum mapping and monitoring solutions for defense and maritime industries.
$70M
Aug 04, 2019
Series B
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OneWeb is an England-based operator of 650 low earth orbit satellites that provides broadband connectivity services for maritime, aviation and government entities.
$1.2B
Dec 18, 2016
Equity
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Parsable develops a connected worker platform that digitizes business processes for the industrial sector.
$20M
Jun 20, 2016
Series B
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OneWeb is an England-based operator of 650 low earth orbit satellites that provides broadband connectivity services for maritime, aviation and government entities.
$500M
Jun 24, 2015
Equity
-

These are all the companies that Airbus has invested in. Airbus has invested 3 companies and its latest investment was ZF Luftfahrttechnik in Jun 2021.

Airbus News

June 17, 2021Zephyr Net

Airbus to deliver three more H145 helicopters to SAF Group

The five-bladed H145 for emergency medical services (EMS). Credit: © Airbus. Sign up here for GlobalD... See more »
June 17, 2021FinanzNachrichten

SkyWatch Signs Authorized Distributor Agreement With Airbus Defence and Space

WATERLOO, ON / ACCESSWIRE / June 17, 2021 / SkyWatch Space Applications Inc. ("SkyWatch"), a Waterloo... See more »
June 17, 2021Business Standard

Cathay Pacific working with Airbus on single-pilot system for long-haul

The program, known within Airbus as Project Connect, aims to certify its A350 jet for single-pilot op... See more »
June 17, 2021Zephyr Net

Airbus Hopes For Qantas A350-100 Project Sunrise Order Soon

European planemaker Airbus remains confident Qantas' ambitious Project Sunrise will take off soon uti... See more »
June 16, 2021CompositesWorld

Airbus establishes Zero-Emissions Development Centres for hydrogen tank manufacture

Bremen and Nantes sites will aim to achieve cost-competitive cryogenic tank manufacturing to support ... See more »
June 16, 2021MarketScreener

SAF orders three H145s for EMS missions in France

(marketscreener.com) Marignane, 16 June 2021 - SAF Group will be operating three more five-bladed H14... See more »
June 16, 2021MarketScreener

New Airbus satellites will navigate Galileo into the future

(marketscreener.com) So it's time for an innovative new set of Galileo spacecraft, which Airbus has s... See more »

Airbus Press Releases

December 10, 2020Runway Girl Network

Airbus W-IFE represents natural evolution of airframer strategy

Airbus has long offered an inflight connectivity backbone on board its aircraft, enabling approved ae... See more »
December 1, 2020Presswire

Airbus Defence & Space is b<>com's new industrial investor to develop airborne communications for fast, tactical deployment

Airbus Defence & Space is bcom's new industrial investor to develop airborne communications for fast,... See more »
November 21, 2020Runway Girl Network

Airbus and OneWeb satellite production JV reactivated in Florida

Having successfully restructured its operations and emerged from Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, On... See more »
November 5, 2020ForImmediateRelease

Airbus delivers its first U.S.-assembled A220 from Mobile, Alabama

Airbus has delivered its first U.S.-assembled A220 aircraft from Mobile, Alabama, underlining the air... See more »
October 14, 2020ForImmediateRelease

EASA approves increased take-off weight variant of the A330-900

Airbus has achieved certification from the European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) for its lates... See more »
October 14, 2020ForImmediateRelease

Airbus Corporate Jets launches ACJ TwoTwenty business jet

Airbus Corporate Jets has launched the ACJ TwoTwenty business jet, creating a whole new market segmen... See more »
October 14, 2020ForImmediateRelease

Airbus delivers A320 Family MSN10,000 to Middle East Airlines

Middle East Airlines (MEA) has taken delivery of Airbus' A320 Family aircraft with manufacturer seria... See more »

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Airbus Headquarters

PO Box 32008

Leiden, Noord-Holland2303 DA

33-5-81-31-75-00

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Airbus Summary

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Overview

Airbus is a manufacturer of commercial jetliners, military airlifters, and related components. It is a division of the Airbus Group SE. It was founded in 1969 and has its corporate headquarters in Bitagnac, France. It produces and markets the first co...

CEO

Airbus's CEO, Guillaume Faury, currently has an approval rating of 66%. Airbus's primary competitors are Boeing, Lockheed Martin & Embraer.

Website

airbus.com

Frequently Asked Questions about Airbus

  1. When was Airbus founded?

    Airbus was founded in 1967
  2. Who is Airbus's CEO?

    Airbus's CEO is Guillaume Faury
  3. How much revenue does Airbus generate?

    Airbus generates $61.9B in revenue
  4. How much funding does Airbus have?

    Airbus has historically raised $16.1B in funding
  5. Where is Airbus's headquarters?

    Airbus's headquarters is in Leiden Noord-Holland, NL
  1. How many employees does Airbus have?

    Airbus has 127,814 employees
  2. What sector does Airbus operate in?

    Airbus is in Aerospace, Aviation
  3. Who are Airbus's competitors?

    Airbus's top competitors are Boeing, Lockheed Martin, Embraer
  4. Who has Airbus invested in?

    Airbus's has invested in companies such as Amprius, HawkEye 360, OneWeb