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Airbus CEO Fabrice Bregier, speaks during the annual press conference for commercial results in Toulouse, southwestern France, Thursday, Jan. 17, 2013. Airbus says it delivered a record 588 aircraft last year, while taking in gross order for 914 new jets, is well above its earlier forecasts. A model of an Airbus 320 in the foreground. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)