EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change



Geographic Location

Country: France
Region: Loire-Atlantique; Pays de la Loire; Ouest
Location of affected unit(s): Nantes


Sector: Manufacturing
Manufacture of transport equipment
30 - Manufacture of other transport equipment
Number Employed: 1870
Group: Airbus

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 08-11-2004
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Foreseen End Date: 31-12-2007
Planned Job Creation: 150

Additional Information

With the development of the military aircraft A400M, the aircraft manufacturer Airbus Nantes will invest 30 million euros in its new unit. 150 new employees will be hired in order to fulfil the increase of orders. The expansion of Airbus Nantes will have a positive impact on local subcontractors.