unpaid as the two sides quarrel over the conditions.
Investors have so far responded positively to a sweeping reorganisation of the company's complex public and private shareholdings, triggered by the collapse of the BAE deal.
France and Germany continue to own stakes, but a higher proportion of shares will be held by ordinary investors and the management says that it will be given a virtually free hand.
EADS has already won the first round by imposing its choice of chairman over a candidate preferred by the French government.
After flying to Paris to meet French Prime Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault late on Wednesday, Enders said they had held "good and constructive" talks on subjects including the board, but not the unsuccessful government-backed bid of Anne Lauvergeon.
Despite Wednesday's gains, Enders also said EADS had to do more to achieve a targeted operating margin of 10 percent in 2015, broadly on a par with Boeing. The U.S. company has long outstripped Airbus on this score - blurred by accounting differences that allow it to defer the impact of 787 outlays.
Boeing recently posted fourth-quarter results above expectations, thanks largely to its ability to speed up jet production and keep down costs.