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Airbus Gears Up for Growth With Plans to Add 6,000 New Staff

  • Global hiring spree will take place across planemaker units
  • Move goes some way to restoring workforce after virus crisis
Employees work inside a center fuselage section of an Airbus A320 passenger aircraft inside the Airbus SE A320 family assembly line hangar in Hamburg, Germany.

Employees work inside a center fuselage section of an Airbus A320 passenger aircraft inside the Airbus SE A320 family assembly line hangar in Hamburg, Germany.

Photographer: Krisztian Bocsi/Bloomberg

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Airbus SE plans to hire 6,000 new staff in the first part of the year, going some way toward restoring the European planemaker’s workforce following deep cuts during the Covid-19 pandemic.