Airbus Operations SAS (Airbus Operations)
The Airbus group is a leading aircraft manufacturer made of a holding company, Airbus SAS, and of four national companies – Airbus FRANCE S.A.S (Airbus FR), Airbus DEUTSCHLAND GmbH (Airbus D), Airbus ESPAÑA S.L. and Airbus UK Ltd (Airbus UK). Airbus holds about 50% of the world market for airliners with more than 100 seats. Airbus designs and then manufactures new aircraft in connection with several partners and sub-contractors. Investment in the development of research and technology is key to the future of the Company and as such Airbus is a key player in some of the major research activity in Europe today particularly in the EC Framework Programmes.
Other European projects: Airbus is involved in many EU projects, where Simulation and PLM information interoperability are key enablers, like Crescendo. Airbus is involved in the PDES Inc and ProSTEP iViP association. Airbus leads the ASD Stan LOTAR project (http://www.prostep.org/en/project-groups/long-term-archiving-lotar.html