CORRECTED: Airbus raises forecast after first-half net profit of 2.2 bn euros

Airbus on Thursday posted a net profit of 2.2 billion euros ($2.6 billion) in the first half of the year thanks to strong aircraft deliveries compared to the previous year, causing the company to revise its forecast upwards for the year.

The European plane manufacturer now expects to deliver 600 planes this year, instead of the previously estimated 566, the number delivered in 2020. It now forecasts an adjusted operating profit of 4 billion euros for the year.

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