Airbus is an EADS (European Aeronautic Defense and Space Company) subsidiary. It is based in Blagnac, Toulouse, and produces almost half of the jet aircrafts that are flying all over the world. It has 57,000 employees in 16 different sites in 4 European countries: Germany, France, England and Spain. Final assembly takes place in Toulouse (France), Hamburg (Germany) and as of 2009 in Tianjin, China. The company has subsidiaries in USA, Japan, China and India.