The U.S. aerospace giant delivered 306 planes so far this year, including 17 of its new 787 Dreamliners. Boeing (BA) is behind on deliveries of the jet after a Jan. battery problem. Airbus said it delivered 295 commercial planes so far this year. It delivered 233 of its smaller A320 planes vs. Boeing's delivery of 218 of its narrow-body 737s. Airbus said it delivered 8 A380s, a rival to the Dreamliner, but hasn't booked any new orders. Shares rose 1.4% to 102.89.