The A380 delivery delays announced this week by Airbus belie the more fundamental turnaround at the aircraft manufacturer and parent EADS, which yesterday credited its "remarkable order intake" for its return to the black. The aerospace giant posted a €285 million ($441.9 million) profit in the first quarter, reversed from a €10 million loss in the first three months of 2007. "Though many serious challenges have been overcome, there remains much to do in order to secure the ...

Subscribe to Access this Entire Article

"'Encouraging' first quarter for rebounding EADS, Airbus" is part of ATW Plus, our online premium membership. Subscribing will provide you access to exclusive news, carefully researched airline financial, fleet and traffic data, plus the option to receive our popular, award-winning print magazine. To learn more, click here. If viewing via ATW Mobile, please login and click "Read web article" to view fully. Questions? ATWPlus@penton.com.

Already registered? here.