Airbus to expand India workforce by 5,000

The company considers India as a significant talent centre


Airbus, the international aerospace company, is aiming to expand its employee base in India by adding 2000 engineers in the coming years. The move is aimed at increasing the total number of employees in India to 5,000.

To aerospace company has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Gati Shakti Vishwavidyalaya (GSV) in Vadodara. This will help the company establish a specialised engineering programme designed specifically for the aerospace industry. Additionally, the partnership will help cultivate a strong pool of well-trained professionals prepared to meet the growing demands of the thriving aerospace sector.

Speaking on the initiative, the company stated to media that it considers India not only as a market but also as a significant talent centre.

It also emphasised Airbus’s commitment to nurturing the aerospace ecosystem in India and acknowledged the significance of investing in the development of human capital. Moreover, he revealed that the company currently has over 3,000 engineers in its design and digital centres and by 2025, this number will exceed 5,000.

The MoU was signed in the presence of Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw.

Airbus is a global aerospace corporation that designs, manufactures and markets commercial and military aircraft, such as A320, A330, and A380 series. It also manufactures space-related equipment. The company operates globally, with subsidiaries and production facilities in various countries.

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