Business expansion
Location of affected unit(s)
Manufacture For Transport Equipment
Manufacture Of Other Transport Equipment
30.30 - Manufacture of air and spacecraft and related machinery

1,500 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
7 April 2022
Employment effect (start)
12 April 2022
Foreseen end date
30 June 2022


As part of the programme to recruit 6,000 employees worldwide in the first half of 2022 announced on 19 January 2022 (Airbus-2022-WO), Airbus has confirmed the recruitment of 1,500 new employees in France, including 800 around Toulouse (Haute-Garonne). The aim is to support the increase in production rate after the COVID-19 crisis. New positions will be in all the activities of the group: commercial aircraft, defence and space, helicopters. There will also be 1,500 temporary workers and 1,500 trainees and work-study contracts- both without specifying a minimum duration. Airbus will review its hiring needs by the first half of the year.

Previous announcements of job reductions within the group Airbus in France were recorded on the ERM Database: 470 job cuts in 2018546 job cuts in 2017 and 582 job cuts in 2016.



Eurofound (2022), Airbus, Business expansion in France, factsheet number 106566, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/106566.