Airbus owner's profits up

Airbus is a big employer in Wales. Credit: Mario Fourmy/ABACAPRESS.COM

The owner of Airbus, which employs thousands at Broughton in Flintshire, is reporting a sharp rise in profits for the first 3 months of this year.

EADS says they're up by 56% to around £630m and that's been driven by its commercial aircraft deliveries.

Their wings are made at Broughton.