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Friday, 24 June 2016

EU Referendum: Airbus assessing impact of 'disappointing' Brexit vote

The aerospace giant which employs 6,000 people in Flintshire said the decision was a 'wake up call'

The Airbus A380 Factory in Broughton, North Wales where the wing is manufactured then transported to France.
The Airbus A380 Factory in Broughton, North Wales where the wing is manufactured then transported to France.




Airbus says it is “disappointed” by the vote to leave the European Union and will assess the competitive impact of the result.
The aerospace giant - which employs 6,000 people at the wing manufacturing plant in Broughton - had strongly backed the UK’s membership of the EU ahead of the June 23 referendum.
They said the UK decision to leave the European Union “should be seen as a wake-up call for Europe and as a catalyst for change”.
A statement from the company - the biggest employer in North Wales - said: "We will work constructively with the UK government to minimise any impact on our operations.