Airbus Now Wants To Remain In UK Regardless Of Brexit Outcome
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May 23, 2019 - By Jorge Valero for eurasiareview.com
European planemaker Airbus wants to stay in the UK whatever the outcome of Brexit, as the country is "a very important pillar" for the company, new CEO Guillaume Faury said on Tuesday (21 May), amending negative comments made by his predecessor.
Airbus, seen as the poster child of industrial integration in creating European champions, also wants to be "more Asian" to be closer to its fastest-growing markets.
Faury spoke with journalists invited to the innovation days at the company's Toulouse headquarters. EURACTIV was part of the attendees.
In one of his first major media appearances since taking over in April, Faury stressed that the UK is "a very important pillar" for Airbus.
For that reason, he said, "we want to stay in the UK", regardless of the Brexit outcome...