Faced with the major crisis in the aviation sector, Airbus announced on Tuesday an important restructuring plan. According to a press release published this evening by the aviation giant, 15,000 jobs will be lost worldwide, including 5,000 in France.
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The Airbus group has 49,000 employees in France, 45,500 in Germany, 12,500 in Spain and 11,000 in the United Kingdom. The redundancies therefore concern more than 10% of the total workforce. The big rival, the American Boeing, announced to him at the end of April its intention to cut 10% of its workforce, or 16,000 people, via voluntary departures and layoffs.