Airbus was formed out of a consolidation of several European defense and aerospace companies.
The firm, based in Toulouse, France, produces several popular passenger and military aircraft, including the world's largest jetliner, the A380.
The world's largest air show kicked off today in Farnborough, with planemakers racking up more than twenty billion dollars worth of deals on the first day alone. Aerospace companies have been in high spirits. But the threat of Brexit and escalating trade tensions on the horizon.