Warren East, chief executive, said the FTSE 100 group had spent the extra funds building up inventory and arranging logistics in case of disruption if the UK crashes out of the EU at the end of October without an agreement. Photograph: Newscast/Rolls-Royce /PA Wire

Rolls-Royce has revealed it has spent £100 million (€109 million) preparing for a no-deal Brexit as the aero-engine group announced a further charge o(...)

Airbus  has been courting potential airline customers about a longer-range version of its A321 jet and could launch the model at next week’s Paris Air Show. Photograph: Ascar Barroso/Europa Press via Getty Images

Airbus is preparing to steal a march against rival Boeing with the launch of a new long-range aircraft that could pre-empt the US company’s plans for (...)

President of Airbus Commercial Aircraft, Guillaume Faury (right), and chairman of China Aviation Supplies Co, Jia Baojun, at an agreement-signing ceremony at the Elysée Palace in Paris. Photograph: Yoan Valat/Pool/Reuters

Airbus has agreed a multibillion-dollar deal with China to sell a package of 300 aircraft to the country, strengthening the European aerospace group’s(...)