January 4 2022  |  Airline & Terminal News

Airbus launches Airbus Atlantic

By Jayson Koblun



The new company is aimed at strengthening the value chain of aerostructure assembly within Airbus’s industrial setup.

Airbus Atlantic, a new player for aerostructures owned by Airbus, was officially established on January 1. The new company groups the strengths, resources and skills of Airbus’s sites in Nantes and Montoir-de-Bretagne, the central functions associated with their activities, as well as the STELIA Aerospace sites worldwide.

A January 3 press release said the new company is aimed at strengthening the value chain of aerostructure assembly within Airbus’s industrial setup.

“At the heart of Airbus, Airbus Atlantic aims at meeting the great challenges linked to a sustainable aviation industry, pioneering new technologies,” said Cédric Gautier, CEO of Airbus Atlantic. “Our first mission will be to ensure the satisfaction of all our customers and to establish new standards of excellence in terms of quality and operational efficiency. I have full confidence in the talent, enthusiasm and commitment of the Airbus Atlantic teams to write this new chapter of our history with success.”

Airbus Atlantic will be an essential element in the group’s value chain and will play a key role with regard to the aerostructure supply chain, with more than 500 direct suppliers and more than 2,000 indirect suppliers, according to the release.

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