New ways of manufacturing
Bionic 3D printing Learning from nature
Autodesk and Airbus have built the world's largest 3D printed airplane cabin component mimicking organic cellular structure.View Story
Factory of the future New ways of manufacturing
Virtual reality tools, aircraft parts from 3-D printers as well as humans and robots working hand in hand. No longer utopia, by far.View story
Aerospace materials Lighter and stronger
From composite aircraft to lightweight space technology, Airbus Group leads the way in developing advanced aerospace materials.
An Airbus Group journey
Take an interactive journey through our products and discover how Airbus Group is pushing the boundaries of aerospace from the ground to outer space.Go to The sky's not the limit
Scientific missions Studying the atmosphere
The Perlan Project To the edge of space
The Airbus Perlan Mission II glider will soar to the edge of space. The project aims to shed more light on Earth’s atmosphere and inspire future generations.
Our innovators Disrupt or be disrupted
Rise of 3D printing John Meyer
3D printing unshackles innovators like Jon Meyer from the constraints of traditional manufacturing.View Story
Airbus' BizLabs Bruno Gutierres
Aerospace development cycles are long but, as competition intensifies, companies have to get from ideas to business fast.View Story
Our ambassadors Shaping the future of our industry
Airbus’ ambassadors Günther and Laura Meyer and programmes like the AirMiniEs plant the seeds of aeronautical inspiration in today’s youth.
Women in aerospace
Engineers Abbie Hutty and Martina Schreiber, along with STEM advocate Hellen Wollaston, are challenging gender stereotypes.View Story
Our industrial presence around the world
Airbus A320 in Mobile Made in the US
The opening of the US manufacturing facility in Mobile is a tipping point for the Group, which is now a true global manufacturer.View Story
Ensuring protection Our Services to armed forces
NH90 and Tiger Missions in Africa
The French armed forces are currently undertaking wide-scale military operations in Africa and rotorcraft from Airbus Helicopters are working on the front line.
Supporting British troops
Airbus Defence and Space is taking care of the British military’s satellite communications and welfare services – not from a safe distance, but out in the field.
Eagle Vision for the US Air Force
The Eagle Vision ground station may have been developed for military capabilities, but it has also been used to save lives after natural disasters. For this programme, Airbus Defence and Space developed the ground system, facilitating access to its full spectrum of satellites.View Story
Outer space missions Searching for answers
Space exploration Solar system and beyond
Airbus Defence and Space is at the heart of space exploration, developing the technology that allows mankind to investigate the inner solar system and beyondView Story
Digitalisation Breaking down barriers
Future of design The growing impact of IT
We’re in the midst of a revolution. Cloud computing, additive layer manufacturing and the ever growing power of Artificial Intelligence are changing the way we design and manufacture objects.View Story
Did you know?
40,000 patents and patent applications are owned by the GroupMore Facts
Blurring boundaries Cross-sector cooperation
From the film sets of Hollywood to the centre court at Wimbledon, technological input and inspiration is coming to Airbus Group from increasingly unlikely sources.View Story
Launch of new aircraft Efficiency as it best
The arrival of A320neo Born to evolve
With the first flight of the A320 Family New Engine Option (NEO), Airbus’ greatest global success story is on the cusp of a new chapter in its remarkable history.View Story
A350 XWB and H175 Delivering on promises
The end of 2014 saw the delivery of two flagship Airbus Group aircraft: the first A350XWB jetiliner and H175 helicopter.View Story
Citizenship Supporting the humanitarian community
A helping hand Disaster relief and more
Whether bringing electricity to slums or supporting young people from underprivileged backgrounds, Airbus Group is aware of its responsibility to future generations.View Story
Airbus Group's milestones We make it fly!
Our first year as Airbus Group
From the delivery and certification of key products to the touchdown of Rosetta, the first year of Airbus Group brought major milestones.View story
Aircraft at the movies 7 takes for the 7th art
On the release of 'Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation', we honour some other memorable moments of aviation on the silver screen.View Story