17-Aug-2009 10:29 AM

UK Government to invest GBP340million In A350 XWB programme

UK Government agreed (17-Aug-2009) to support Airbus with up to GBP340 million repayable launch investment for the development of the A350 XWB. The support will create and sustain more than 1,200 jobs within at Airbus' UK manufacturing sites, as well over 5,000 within the supply chain across the UK. [more]