Airbus owner EADS upbeat on future

EADS, ancestor of plane-maker Airbus, has said it is assured that it is over a two-year dip and says it is "more adequate for the abounding year now".Its comments came as it appear a 61% abatement in second-quarter balance to 82m euros ($107m; £68m).However, Airbus now hopes to abduction added than 400 gross orders this year - up 100 on its antecedent forecast.It comes a day afterwards battling Boeing said that a 21% abatement in its second-quarter accumulation could advance to layoffs.Airbus affairs to access assembly of its single-aisle A320, with a assembly ambition of 40 planes a ages by 2012, from 34 at the moment.EADS arch controlling Louis Gallois said there were now "clear signs of improvements" in the aircraft environment, and said Airbus had "exceeded expectations" at the contempo Farnborough airshow.There, Airbus won close orders for 133 aircraft admired at added than $13bn at account prices.EADS put the bead in its annual profits bottomward to a abasement in its ambiguity position - affairs advised to lock in bill ante and assure the aggregation from foreign-exchange fluctuations.