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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Wednesday 04 September 2013
Firm is now slashing capacity over winter, grounding as many as 80 aircraft to cut costs
Saturday 03 August 2013
Ocado co-founder sells £3.3m shares
Friday 02 August 2013
BA boss says issue 'too politically sensitive'
Thursday 27 June 2013
British Airways has launched a $927m (£603m) publicly traded bond issue, using 14 of its new planes as collateral.
Tuesday 23 April 2013
British Airways has ordered 18 new Airbus A350 aircraft as part of a move to phase out a fleet of 30 Boeing aircraft over the next 10 years.
Wednesday 10 April 2013
Airlines chief Willie Walsh today renewed his assault on the Government’s tourism policy, warning Heathrow will be eclipsed by faster-growing hub airports and British travellers face tougher travel restrictions from countries frustrated by our visa regime.
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.
Thursday 21 February 2013
Outlook AGM season is upon us, and that means another bust-up over pay at easyJet.
Friday 11 January 2013
Each week, we invite three companies to offer us their best deal for a specific break. Today: a two-week tour of Cuba. Prices are per person, based on two people travelling together. Each includes 14 nights' accommodation and flights from London to Havana at the end of February.
Sunday 06 January 2013
Thursday 27 December 2012
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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
Nigel Farage: NHS might have to be replaced by private health insurance
'We would evict Queen from Buckingham Palace and allocate her council house,' say Greens
French court convicts three over homophobic tweets, in case hailed as a 'significant victory' by LGBT rights campaigners
Greece elections: Syriza and EU on collision course after election win for left-wing party
George Galloway condemns 'racist, Islamophobic, hypocritical rag' Charlie Hebdo at freedom of speech rally
British Muslim school children suffering a backlash of abuse following Paris attacks
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