The troubled Airbus A400 military aircraft has received a $5bn lifeline from European nations buying the plane.

The heavy lift transport plane is already four years behind schedule and nearly $10bn over budget.

The fate of the aircraft has been closely watched in the French city of Toulouse, home to Airbus headquarters where a quarter of all jobs depend on the aircraft giant.


Al Jazeera's David Chater reports.

Source: Al Jazeera