Chinese group buys Avolon in $2.5bn deal

Bohai wins bidding war for aircraft leasing company

Glencore woes cast cloud over Rio bid plan

Lombard imagines a phone call between two mining heads

Rail manufacturing returns to north-east

Hitachi opens £82m County Durham plant


Bus companies warn on local transport powers

Executives say they do not see what problem devolution is trying to solve

Sunseeker surge boosts easyJet forecasts

Summer trading gives carrier a fillip after earlier problems

Go-Ahead delays £100m bus unit target

Rail unit compensates core weakness at transport operator

Aeroflot to take stake in private carrier

Government-backed deal saves Transaero from bankruptcy

Poundland trials online delivery

UK retail group charges flat rate as it looks to broaden appeal

London cabbies try to cut up Uber

Black taxis to offer fixed fares for journeys

Transdev exits Jerusalem light rail plan

Campaigners claim victory but French group says move is strategic

British Airways in landmark pensions case

Millions and role of trustees at stake in pensions clash

Allianz and Canadian fund eye UK airport

German insurer and Borealis explore bid to US owners

Airlines invest in DIY to improve services

Groups including BA trial permanent electronic bag tags

EU ministers back tighter rail security

Officials want more checks on travellers after Paris train attack

Taking China seriously

Looking through short-term swings, where is the economy moving?

Qantas chief’s pay soars as revamp takes off

Six senior executives divide A$23m pot after programme of cuts bolsters airline’s performance

Railway security put on EU agenda

New checks suggested after passengers foil gunman

Experts dubious on women-only carriages

Corbyn’s concept branded as a backward and difficult to introduce

Women-only carriages: the global view

FT correspondents give their views on segregated carriages

Terror suspect played jihad tape on train

Movement of Moroccan-born man in Europe renews open-borders debate


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