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Airbus SAS is a division of Airbus Group SE that manufactures civil aircraft. It is based in Blagnac, France, a suburb of Toulouse, with production and manufacturing facilities mainly in France, Germany, Spain and the United Kingdom.

Airbus began as a consortium of aerospace manufacturers, Airbus Industrie. It’s owned by the European Aeronautic Defense and Space Company (EADS) (80%) and BAE Systems (20%). After a protracted sales process BAE sold its shareholding to EADS on 13 October 2006.

Airbus employs around 63,000 people at sixteen sites in four countries: France, Germany, Spain and the United Kingdom. Final assembly production is based at Toulouse, France; Hamburg, Germany; Seville, Spain; and, since 2009 as a joint-venture, Tianjin, China. Airbus has subsidiaries in the United States, Japan and India. The company produces and markets the first commercially viable fly-by-wire airliner, the Airbus A320, and the world’s largest passenger airliner, the A380.

LUFTHANSA - AIRBUS A340-313 ()

LUFTHANSA – AIRBUS A340-313

The LUFTHANSA A340-313 was on a scheduled LUFTHANSA flight from Teheran (Iman Khomeini International) to Frankfurt (Rhein-Main). 224 passengers and…