Airbus says wins 942 gross orders in Jan-August

PARIS, Sept 5 Thu Sep 5, 2013 4:26am EDT

PARIS, Sept 5 (Reuters) - European planemaker Airbus said it won 942 gross aircraft orders in the first eight months of the year, taking it closer to its full-year target for more than 1,000 passenger jet orders.

Airbus said that net orders were 902 in the same period and that it had delivered 394 aircraft.