Airbus Plans To Appoint Over 13K Employees In 2023, The Same Number Of People It Hired In 2022

  • Airbus SE EADSF EADSY is prepared to hire more than 13,000 people globally in 2023 to support its commercial aircraft ramp-up and meet challenges in defense, space, and helicopters. 
  • Around 7,000 of these will be newly created posts across the company
  • This new global hiring drive will emphasize technical and manufacturing profiles and the acquisition of new skills supporting the company's long-term vision in new energies, cyber and digital.
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  • Over 9,000 posts will be in Europe, and the rest will be throughout our global network.
  • A third of the total recruitment will focus on recent graduates.
  • Airbus currently employs more than 130,000 people across its businesses worldwide. 
  • "In 2022, we welcomed more than 13,000 new employees within Team Airbus around the world, in a complex environment which tested our resilience and attractiveness as a global employer," said Thierry Baril, Chief Human Resources & Workplace Officer of Airbus. "Following the success of our recruitment last year, we will hire over 13,000 employees again in 2023."
  • Airbus recently beat Boeing Co's BA annual plane delivery tally for the fourth time in a row.
  • Airbusannual deliveries increased by 8% year-on-year in 2022 to 661. Boeing boosted deliveries by 41% to 480 commercial jets.
  • Last December, Airbus CEO Guillaume Faury said he expects 2023 and 2024 will be positive years for wide-body jet demand.
  • Faury also said that the competitive impact of the U.S. Inflation Reduction Act, which includes support for alternative fuel, was "a real subject of concern." 
  • Faury remained cautious over supply chain challenges.
  • Price Action: EADSY shares closed at $32.88 on Thursday.
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