- Airbus is a leading aircraft manufacturer that consistently captures around half of all orders for airliners with more than 100 seats. Their product line-up, which covers a full spectrum of four aircraft families from a 100-seat single-aisle to the largest civil airliner ever, the double-deck A380, defines the scope of their core business.
Their mission is to be a top-performing enterprise, making the best aircraft through innovation, integration, internationalisation and engagement.
In 2011 Airbus achieved a turnover of around 33 billion Euros and provided support for the highly reliable operation of the more than 7,000 Airbus aircraft currently in operation with more than 300 operators around the globe. To date, Airbus has received more than 10,000 orders from some 300 customers.
- SITA France, a subsidiary of SUEZ ENVIRONNEMENT, is the leading company in France providing a solution for the management and valuation of scrap – an expert in the whole scrap cycle. In 2011 SITA France, with its 21,620 associates, had a turnover of €3.65 billion – working for 3,100 institutions and 51,000 industrial and commercial customers. Internationally, SUEZ ENVIRONNEMENT is also present under the name SITA, notably in Belgium, Germany, the United Kingdom, Sweden, Finland, Poland, Morocco, China and Australia. The Group is also present in Spain in the area of scrap through its Ecocat partnership. The Group achieved a turnover of €7.4 billion through these activities in 2011.
- Snecma (Safran group) is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of aircraft and space engines, with a wide range of propulsion systems on offer. The company designs and builds commercial aircraft engines - including the CFM56 world leader and the new, advanced turbofan LEAP* - that are powerful, reliable, economical and environmentally friendly, in addition to military aircraft engines that have always delivered world-class performance. Snecma also develops and produces propulsion systems and equipment for launch vehicles and satellites. EngineLife®, a new brand for Snecma’s service business, offers a complete range of engine maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services to airlines, armed forces and other operators.
*CFM56 and LEAP engines are produced and marketed by CFM International, a 50/50 joint venture between Snecma (Safran group, France) and GE (USA).