Airbus parent EADS reported a €679 million ($848.4 million) profit in the third quarter, reversed from a €776 million loss in the year-ago period, and said it "faces the impacts of the financial crisis in a position of strength" thanks to a "large and well diversified order book." Group revenue climbed 6% year-over-year to €9.7 billion and EBIT swung to an €860 million profit from a €711 million loss in the third quarter of 2007. At Airbus, revenue fell 2% to ...

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