ABOUT AIRBUSAirbus produces the most modern and comprehensive aircraft family on the market, complemented by the highest standard of product support. Our manufacturing operations around the world set industry benchmarks in quality and efficiency standards. Key to making this happen, our people draw on a pioneering spirit that has helped Airbus become a leader, such that in 2013, Airbus made a turnover of around 42 billion euros.The company helps shape the future of air transportation and drive sustainable growth around the world. Based on a deep understanding of ever-changing market needs, Airbus pioneers technological solutions and seeks the most efficient sourcing and manufacturing possible – so airlines can grow and people can connect. Airbus – headquartered in Toulouse, France, and which now spearheads the newly consolidated “Airbus Group” – today consistently captures about half of all commercial airliner orders. Employing around 55,000 staff world-wide, Airbus is a truly global enterprise with fully-owned subsidiaries in the United States, China, Japan, India and in the Middle East, and spare parts centres in Hamburg, Frankfurt, Washington, Beijing, Dubai and Singapore. Airbus also has training centres in Toulouse, Miami, Hamburg, Bangalore and Beijing, and more than 150 field service offices around the world. Airbus also relies on industrial co-operation and partnerships with major companies all over the world, and a network of some 7,700 suppliers all around the world.As an industry leader, Airbus strives to be a truly eco-efficient enterprise. To that end Airbus is the first aeronautics company in the world to have earned the ISO 14001 environmental certification for all production sites and products for the entire life cycle. Airbus seeks to ensure that air transport continues to be an eco-efficient means of transport, delivering economic value while minimizing its environmental impact.