Did you know that an Airbus aircraft takes off somewhere in the world every minute? Well, now you know. Airbus is an airplane manufacturing company started in 1970 by Europeans to compete with American airplane manufacturing companies such as Boeing
. It employs over 52,000 people in countries such as France, Spain, Germany, and United Kingdom. Airbus develops a range of passenger aircrafts, which it categorizes into families. These families include the Airbus A320 Family, Airbus A330 Family, Airbus A340 Family, and, the largest airplane built, the Airbus A380 Family.