EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

Belfast Aerospace

Belfast Aerospace

Geographic Location

Country: United Kingdom
Region: Northern Ireland


Sector: Manufacturing
Manufacture of transport equipment
30 - Manufacture of other transport equipment
Number Employed: 6600
Group: Bombardier

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 06-09-2002
Planned Job Reductions min: 460
Planned Job Reductions max: 460
Type of Restructuring: Internal restructuring
Foreseen End Date: 01-09-2002

Additional Information

Shorts, which makes fuselages and engine nacelles for a range of Bombardier aircraft, has announced it will reduce its personnel by 460. These losses are on top of 416 permanent posts and 527 temporary workers and sub-contractors who have left through voluntary or compulsory redundancy.