Kurds hone battlefield skills against Isis

Jihadists’ guerrilla tactics shock peshmerga fighters

PM urged to protect defence spending

UK called on to spend more to retain credibility

Arab world must fight Isis on its own turf

If Iraq’s neighbours will not address the threat, outsiders can achieve little, says Shashank Joshi

UK to pay Raytheon £224m in contract row

US group wins damages over ending of border control deal

AVIC in talks to buy Avolon

Irish aircraft leasing group up for sale

Brazil crash kills presidential candidate

Death of Eduardo Campos in jet accident alters election dynamics

Business jets take off in better climate

Dealmaking sparks recovery but smaller jets lagging behind

Scottish union offers certainty, says BAE

Defence group says ‘No’ vote would put it in more stable position

Monarch says change in ownership on agenda

UK travel group seeks to reposition itself as a low-cost carrier

Iranian aircraft crashes in Tehran

Plane hits wall on take off, killing 39 on board and injuring nine

Alitalia and Etihad sign long-awaited deal

Abu Dhabi-based airline plans to build an alliance of carriers

Insurer reviews war zone cover for flights

Rift between airlines on route safety dismays Lloyd’s group

Photos and roses for ‘spetsnaz’ casualties

Memorial points to Russia’s tactics in Ukraine

Lufthansa plots another German winner

Airline’s new chief focuses on low-cost long-haul service

Lufthansa seeks help from spy networks

Chief calls for better sharing of intelligence to protect flights

Rheinmetall warns on Russia sanctions

Berlin withdrew authorisation for a key contract with Moscow

Military spending cutbacks hit Cobham

First-half profits fall at defence company

Bankers should take heed of BlackRock

Rob Leach’s tone on underperforming deals is masterly

Russia to sue German defence company

Jet makes emergency landing at Manchester

Man on Qatar Airways flight arrested over ‘bomb hoax’


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