EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

Aero Vodochody

Company/Organisation:
Aero Vodochody

Geographic Location

Country: Czechia
Location of affected unit(s): Vodochody, Prague-Radotín

Company

Sector: Manufacturing
Manufacture of transport equipment
30 - Manufacture of other transport equipment
Number Employed: 1200

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 08-10-2007
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Employment Effect Start: 01-01-2008
Foreseen End Date: 01-01-2012
Planned Job Creation: 150

Additional Information

Aero Vodochody, a Czech producer of aircrafts, is to create approximately 150 new jobs at Vodochody and Prague-Radotín. The creation of the new jobs follows the firm agreeing a five-year contract worth 1 billion CZK to supply French company Latécoere Toulouse with components to produce commercial jets. The new jobs will be created between 2008 and 2012, and the jobs will involve the hired employees working on the production of sub-systems and doors for the commercial jets Embraer 170 and Embraer 190. Aero Vodochody currently employs 1200 in the Czech Republic.