File picture shows French gendarmes and police inspecting a large piece of plane debris found on Reunion. Photograph: Reuters.

The piece of wing found on the shore of Reunion Island in the Indian Ocean has been formally identified as part of the wreckage of Malaysian Airlines (...)

An employee works at the A320 family final assembly line of Airbus factory in Tianjin, China. The French airplane manufacturer now has a backlog for more than 4,100 A320neo planes, following a record order by Indian airline IndiGo. (Photograph: Damir Sagolj/Reuters)

IndiGo, India’s biggest airline, firmed up an order to buy as many as 250 Airbus Group NV A320neo single- aisle jets, further strengthening the Frenc(...)

Derry’s guildhall: the North’s unemployment rate of 6.5 per cent remains above the UK average rate of 5.6 per cent. Photograph: Gavan Donnelly

Union leaders have raised fears of potential job losses at Derry based Maydown Precision Engineering less than a month after it was acquired by Sch(...)

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Image of the week: Dial-a-latte Is there anything to be said for another coffee? This is Jake Hollier on his first day of trading at Jake’s Coffee Box(...)

Air France’s Concorde on take-off: its hydrogen-powered successor is unlikely to leave the drawing board  in the near future. Photograph:  Eric Feferberg/AFP/Getty Images

Airbus has won a patent for a hypersonic plane, but Concorde’s hydrogen-powered successor is unlikely to leave the drawing board any time soon. The Eu(...)

 The arrival of first Aer Cap Airbus A350 at Hanger 6 Dublin Airport. Airbus reported a 15 per cent gain in second-quarter profit on higher deliveries of civil airliners. Photo: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Airbus reported a 15 per cent gain in second-quarter profit on higher deliveries of civil airliners including its workhorse A320 single-aisle model. (...)

Equities began to recover on reports that Greek prime minister Alexis Tsipras had signalled he would accept creditors’ bailout offer if some changes were made to the attached conditions. Photograph: Andrea Bonetti/EPA

Stocks rebounded across Europe on Wednesday as investors watched Greece for signs of compromise. Equities began to recover on reports that Greek prime(...)

George’s Dock 2 in Dublin’s IFSC: the building comes with 40 car parking spaces as well as a third-generation fit-out including raised access floors, suspended ceiling and recessed lighting

Irish Life will have the option to upgrade George’s Dock 2 (GD2), a high-profile office building at the entrance to Dublin’s International Financial S(...)

Men look at a display showing market indices at the Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE) in Tokyo . Photograph: Thomas Peter/REUTERS

Top Greek shares lurched lower on Friday, falling 4 per cent in the wake of IMF negotiators’ withdrawal from Greek debt talks in Brussels. The volat(...)

An Airbus A400M military plane. An investigation into the fatal crash of an A400M  near Seville in Spain last month is looking into whether missing data was behind the failure of three of the plane’s engines. File photograph: Marcelo del Pozo/Reuters

A tiny piece of data needed to run the West’s largest turboprop engines is said to be at the centre of a complex chain of events under scrutiny follow(...)