Airbus (AIR) is a French international aerospace and defence company, established in 2000 as a result of the merger of DaimlerChrysler Aerospace (Germany), CASA (Spain), and Aérospatiale Matra (France). Airbus designs, manufactures and delivers commercial aircraft, helicopters, as well as space and defence solutions and products. The company's aircraft and helicopter divisions operate assembly lines in Europe, Asia, and the Americas. Overall, Airbus has a presence in 180 locations globally and cooperates with 12,000 direct suppliers. The company employs approximately 134,000 staff members. It is traded on the Euronext Paris, the Madrid and Frankfurt Stock Exchanges. Airbus is a component of the CAC 40 and Euro Stoxx 50 indices. Follow the Airbus share price (AIR) at Capital.com.