Airbus reported a considerable jump in first-half net profit, which more than doubled to almost €1.2 billion ($1.36 billion), compared to €496 million a year ago. The rise in profit was attributed to a combination of larger numbers of airliner deliveries and favorable foreign exchange movements. First-half revenue was €30.9 billion, up 24% on the year-ago figure of just under €25 billion. Commercial airliner revenue was €24 billion, up 30% from €18.5 ...

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