Top Aerospace Companies

Top Aerospace Companies

There are many companies involved in the designing, building, testing, selling and maintaining aircraft, missiles and rockets.

Here is the list of the Top Aerospace companies:

1. Airbus

Airbus is a European multinational aerospace corporation head quartered in Leiden, Netherlands and its head office is located in Toulouse, France. It works on designing, manufacturing and selling civil and military aircrafts worldwide. It is the third largest in the industry in terms of revenue and turbine helicopters deliveries. The net revenue of the company was € 49.91 billion in the year 2020.

2. Boeing

The Boeing is an American multinational corporation that deals with designing, manufacturing and selling airplanes, rotorcrafts, rockets, satellites, telecommunications equipments and missiles all over the world. It is the second largest defence contractor in the world according to revenue of year 2018. It is located in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The net revenue of the company was $58.16 billion in 2020.

3.  Lockheed Martin

It is an American aerospace, arms, defence, information security and technology company all over the world. It is headquartered in North Bethesda, Maryland, Washington D.C. It is the world’s largest defence contractor by revenue in the year 2014. It’s net revenue was $65.4 billion in year 2020. 

4. Northrop Grumman

It is an American multinational aerospace and defence technology company. It is one of the world’s largest weapon manufacturers and military technology providers. It is located in Virginia, United states.

It had a net revenue of $30.1 billion in year 2018. 

5. GE Aviation

GE aviation, is a subsidiary of General Electric. It is among the top companies of aircraft engine suppliers for majority of commercial aircrafts. It is headquartered in Evendale, Ohio, United states. It had a revenue of $30.566 billion in year 2018. 

6. Raytheon Company

The Raytheon company was a major U.S. defence contractor and industrial corporation with core manufacturing concentrations in weapons and military and commercial electronics. It was the world’s largest producer of the guided missiles. In april2020, the company merged with United technology corporations to form Raytheon technologies. It is headquartered in Waltham, Massachusetts, U.S. It had revenue of $27.1 billion in 2018. 

7. Safran

Safran S.A. is a French multinational aircraft engine, rocket engine, aerospace-component and defence company. It is located in Paris, France. It had a revenue of €24.64 billion in year 2019. 

8. Rolls-Royce Holdings

It is a British multinational aerospace and defence company incorporated in February 2011. It designs, manufactures and distributes power system for aviation and other industries. It is the world’s second largest aircraft engine maker. It is located in London, United kingdom. It had revenue of £11,824  million in year 2020. 

9. Leonardo S.P.A

It is an Italian multinational company specialising in aerospace, defence and security. It is the 8th largest defence contractor in the world according to 2018 revenues. It is situated in Rome, Italy. This company is partially owned by Italian government. It had revenue of €13.4 billion in 2020. 

10. BAE Systems

It is an British multinational arms, security and aerospace company. It is the largest defence contractor in Europe and among the world’s largest defence companies. It is headquartered in London, UK. It had revenue of £19.28 billion in year 2020. 

11. Honeywell Aerospace

It is a manufacturer of aircraft engines and avionics as well as producer of auxiliary power units and other aviation products. It produces space equipments, turbine engines, auxiliary power units, brakes, wheels, synthetic visions and runway safety systems. It is headquartered in phoenix, Arizona, US. It has approximately $10 billion of revenue per year. 

12. Space X

It is an American manufacturer, space transportation services and communications company. It is the first private company to successfully to launch, orbit and recover a spacecraft. It is also the first private company to send a spacecraft to international space station. The company is headquartered in Hawthorne, California. 

13. Aviation Industry corporation of China 

It is a Chinese state owned aerospace and defence conglomerate. It is headquartered in Beijing, china. It had revenue of CN¥ 452 billion in year 2019.

Manbir Kaur [Aero Engineer] 

Director    [Business Development]  

AirCrews Aviation Pvt. Ltd.


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