Willie Walsh got a new job this month: the Irish government hired the British Airways supremo as chairman of advisers to its state debt agency. And the latest evidence of the impact of Mr Walsh’s drastic cost-cutting at International Airlines Group (IAG) suggests the Irish couldn’t have found a better person for the job.
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Friday 02 August 2013
BA boss says issue 'too politically sensitive'
Monday 01 July 2013
Heatwave could be on way in the south - but Scotland and the north should keep umbrellas handy
Monday 20 May 2013
Ryanair wants to more than double its share of the European short-haul market to 20 per cent in the next five years
Saturday 30 March 2013
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Sunday 17 March 2013
Tuesday 12 March 2013
International Airlines Group, the owner of British Airways and Iberia, yesterday looked to have won a major battle with unions and ended the threat of strikes at its Spanish airline with a deal that will still see it save €250m (£218m) a year.
Wednesday 06 March 2013
Spanish airline Iberia's dire performance cost International Airlines Group boss Willie Walsh his annual bonus today.
Tuesday 05 February 2013
A new finding has cast doubt on the theory that ancestors of modern humans interbred with Neanderthals over thousands of years.
Thursday 03 January 2013
International Airlines Group, the owner of British Airways and Iberia, could escape strikes and other industrial action after the Spanish pilots' union agreed to talks on restructuring Iberia by axing staff and cutting salaries.
Monday 10 December 2012
Willie Walsh, chief executive of the owner of British Airways, has condemned the Government's economic recovery plans, warning: "I don't see an agenda for growth in this country."
Monday 10 December 2012
Friday 07 December 2012
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Friday 23 November 2012
Tuesday 13 November 2012
Q&A: Travel unravelled
Saturday 10 November 2012
The owner of British Airways and Iberia yesterday announced plans to axe more than 4,000 jobs, sell off planes and cut routes at the Spanish airline, admitting its loss-making purchase was in a "fight for survival".
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