EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change



Geographic Location

Country: France
Location of affected unit(s): Toulouse, Saint-Nazaire and Nantes


Sector: Manufacturing
Manufacture of transport equipment
30 - Manufacture of other transport equipment
Number Employed: 52000
Group: EADS

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 13-10-2010
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Employment Effect Start: 01-01-2010
Foreseen End Date: 31-12-2010
Planned Job Creation: 980

Additional Information

On 13 October 2010 Airbus announced that between January 2010 and December 2010 they will have hired 980 new employees for its sites in France. The recruitment is made possible by the Power 8 restructuring plan launched by the company last spring and involves 700 hires in Toulouse and 200 in Saint-Nazaire and Nantes.