EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change



Geographic Location

Country: France
Location of affected unit(s): Toulouse (Haute-Garonne), Saint-Nazaire (Loire-Atlantique), Méaulte (Somme)


Sector: Manufacturing
Manufacture of transport equipment
30 - Manufacture of other transport equipment
Number Employed: 2180
Group: EADS

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 21-06-2011
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Employment Effect Start: 01-07-2011
Foreseen End Date: 31-12-2011
Planned Job Creation: 220

Additional Information

The aircraft manufacturer Aerolia announced its intention to recruit 220 employees for its three plants in France before the end of 2011 on 21st of June. The company won an important contract with the Canadian company Bombardier to build airplane bodies for new business jeta. To be able to meet the increasing demand of the Airbus, Aerolia has already recruited over 600 employees in the last three years.