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EADS boss upbeat at Paris Air Show

18 June 2013 Last updated at 10:16 BST

The parent company of Airbus, EADS, has said that it believes deliveries of its new passenger plane, the A350, will begin by the end of next year.

Speaking to the BBC's Nigel Cassidy at the Paris Air Show, EADS chief executive Tom Enders also said the company had no plans to sell to sell its smaller defence arm.