Finmeccanica

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Cityjet received the first of the SSJ100 Superjet aircraft that it is adding to its fleet at a cermony in Italy on Tuesday. The Irish airline is leas(...)

One scandal involves a $250 million contract Panama signed with Finmeccanica in 2010 to supply helicopters, radars and a digital mapping system to Panama. File photograph: Getty Images

The Italian conglomerate Finmeccanica is currently the focus of two bribery scandals associated with sales deals, including a deal in Panama where a (...)

Leaked files of the Mossack Fonseca  firm show that over two decades, Intertrade negotiated sales promotion agreements with subsidiaries of the Italian conglomerate, Finmeccanica, and other companies, with the products specified in the agreements including military aircraft, torpedoes and electronic warfare equipment. File photograph: Getty Images

An Irish company with a registered address in Drumcondra, Dublin, has acted as a sales agent in the Philippines, India and elsewhere for customers th(...)

 British prime minister David Cameron   at RAF Northolt: After visiting Paris where he pledged British support for France, Mr Cameron announced plans to increase spending by £12 billion (€17 billion) to £178 billion (€254 billion) over the next decade as part of his government’s five-year defence and security plan. Photograph: Justin Tallis/WPA Pool/Getty

Britain will boost spending on defence to combat the growing threat from Islamic militants, prime minister David Cameron said on Monday, underlining t(...)

CityJet  company has placed a firm order for 15 craft with an option for a further 10.

Irish airline CityJet is set to sign a €900 million deal for up to 25 new Sukhoi Superjet 100 (SSJ 100) aircraft as it moves ahead with plans to ren(...)

Irish-based helicopter leasing specialist, Waypoint, said on Monday that it has bought more than 100 craft and placed them with clients, less than two years since it was launched.

Irish-based helicopter leasing specialist, Waypoint, said on Monday that it has bought more than 100 craft and placed them with clients, less than two(...)

Greece’s Alpha Bank AE rallied 17 percent. “Today is a huge relief for the banks, which are a big part of the index, because part of the story is that they will be kept afloat,” said analyst Jean-Paul Jeckelmann Photograph: Alkis Konstantinidis/Reuters

European stocks surpassed their recent highs as Greece won tentative approval for a four-month extension from euro zone ministers.The news was follow(...)

The fuselage of a TransAsia Airways passenger plane being lifted out of the Keelung River in Taipei, Taiwan, 4th February 2015. Photograph: EPA/Military News Agency/Handout

Rescuers used a crane to hoist a TransAsia Airways plane from a river in Taiwan’s capital as they searched for 18 people missing after a crash that ki(...)

 Ryanair kept traders busy with something close to 10 times an average day’s number of shares changing hands in the wake of the early morning statement that its full- year profit would be at the lower end of its forecast range of €570 million to €600 million. Photograph: Chris Radburn/PA Wire

The boring old line that the markets don’t like surprises was a regularly-voiced one yesterday as Ryanair shares plummeted in the wake of the usually (...)