Airbus’ commercial aircraft business has posted an 18% jump in its first-quarter EBIT, although its parent has warned the A350 program remains challenging. For the three months ended March 31, Airbus’ EBIT rose to €546 million ($751.3 million), up from €463 million compared to the prior-year period. Revenue growth was more modest, at 2%, taking the quarterly total to €8.9 billion. Net orders were substantially down, totaling 103 aircraft compared with 410 achieved ...

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