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Airbus

Airbus is a leading aircraft manufacturer with the most modern and comprehensive family of airliners on the market, ranging in capacity from 100 to more than 500 seats. Over 9,300 Airbus aircraft have been sold to some 312 customers worldwide and more than 5,700 of these have been delivered since the company first entered the market in the early seventies.

With annual revenues of over 27 billion euros in 2008, Airbus is a global company, employing around 52,000 people of some 80 different nationalities in design and manufacturing facilities in France, Germany, the UK, and Spain, as well as subsidiaries in the U.S., China, Japan, and in the Middle East.

 

Airbus in the UK is world-renowned for its centres of excellence for wing design, manufacture and assembly. Offering a dynamic and diverse working environment at our sites at Filton, Bristol, and Broughton, North Wales, around 135,000 jobs are generated in the UK by Airbus wing work, directly and indirectly through supplier contracts.

Airbus employs approximately 4,000 people at its Filton site in Bristol with approximately 2,000 engineers. The functions carried out at Filton include human resources, finance, procurement, engineering, manufacturing (A400m), training, facilty management, corporate comms and government relations.

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"Having spent 10 years living and working in Central London for a busy Local Authority and then a major Housebuilder a move to somewhere a little quieter but with similar job and lifestyle opportunities seemed appealing... but did such a place exist? Personal circumstances lead me to Bristol. Having only visited Bristol on a handful of occasions I moved here and found a job with planning consultancy WYG. Having spent the last few months getting to know the City and adjusting to my new work role, Bristol seems to hold the perfect balance. The City is vibrant with lots going on in the arts and culture world. It has an interesting history with wonderful architecture and a beautiful waterside setting.  There are so many places to explore and endless places to be entertained, fed and watered"

Lucy Lydyard, Associate, WYG Planning & Design