Arms chief lured with £535,000 pay deal

Executive is latest business figure hired into public sector

Audio recovered in Alps air crash probe

Investigators do not have ‘slightest explanation’ for accident

Airbus accelerates sale of Dassault stake

European aerospace group raises €1.64bn as it cuts holding to 25%

MPs seek inquiry into BoE liquidity probe

Circumstances behind criminal investigation questioned

MPs urge review on second carrier

HMS Prince of Wales adds to strain on defence budget

UK defence budget falling £5bn short

MPs warn of spending ‘understated by £5.2bn’

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Cameron takes a holiday from the world

A nation that aspires to be a global hub cannot be indifferent to international disorder

Airbus insider trading trial blocked

AMF’s earlier decision to clear executives prevents prosecution

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Stop trying to ground Gulf airlines

They have come out of nowhere to steal a march on older carriers

SpaceX mocks rival in tetchy hearing

Space group estimates it can provide launches cheaper than rival

Talks urged in US-Gulf airlines’ dispute

Etihad calls for negotiations after ‘hidden subsidies’ complaint

Malaysian carrier eyes Bombardier deal

Canadian aircraft maker to sell 20 jets to flymojo

An evangelist for no reclining in economy

UK’s Acro finds comfortable niche for fixed-back aircraft seats

Emirates urges Airbus to decide on A380

Airline wants the superjumbo to be fuel-efficient

Emirates eyes action against US rivals

Airline’s chief rebuts unfair competition allegations

UTC chief wants lift in group’s returns

Expenditure at aero engine maker Pratt & Whitney ‘must come down’

Weak demand sends Sikorsky spinning

Fate of X2 sums up much about market for military helicopters

United Technologies: helicopter parent

UTC believes in conglomerate cross-subsidisation

UTC plans spin-off for Black Hawk unit

Disposal of Sikorsky is part of new chief’s plans to reshape US group

Europe lacks the will to spend on defence

British budget cuts will leave spending below the Nato target


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