Airbus reported EBIT of €1.79 billion ($2.26 billion) in 2008, reversed from an €881 million operating deficit in 2007, and is expected to garner 300-400 gross aircraft orders this year, parent EADS said yesterday in its full-year financial report. The parent company enjoyed a turnaround last year, posting a €1.57 billion net profit compared to a €446 million loss in 2007. Revenue was up 11% to €43.27 billion and EBIT soared to €2.83 billion from €52 ...

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