Airbus Group implements share buyback programmes (for further information please refer to EADS Registration Document in particular Section 3.3.7.5 “Description of the share repurchase programme authorized by the Extraordinary General Meeting of Shareholders held on 27 March 2013” and Section 3.3.7.6 “Description of the share repurchase programme to be authorised by the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders to be held on 29 May 2013").
In the framework of these share buyback programmes, Airbus Group fulfills trade reporting obligations to the stock exchange authorities in accordance with “Commission regulation No 2273/2003” implementing Directive 2003/6/EC as regards exemptions for buyback programmes.