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heraldscotland
Airline chiefs demand action to keep planes flying after flights chaos‏affecting more than two million passengers. The disruption also caused delays
Airline chiefs demand action to keep planes flying after flights chaos‏
heraldscotland / Posted yesterday
affecting more than two million passengers. The disruption also caused delays of more than six million minutes. IAG boss Willie Walsh described the strikes as “the most important issue on our agenda” because they “stop me moving my... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Why are French air traffic controllers striking – and when will it end?Europe), which represents, among others, KLM, EasyJet and Ryanair, has called t
Why are French air traffic controllers striking – and when will it end?
Daily Telegraph / Posted yesterday
Europe), which represents, among others, KLM, EasyJet and Ryanair, has called the industrial action "disproportionate". Willie Walsh, chief executive of IAG, the holding company of British Airways, has previously called the unions' targeting of... Read more
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International Business Times
Brexit: British Airways owner IAG claims it won't cut UK jobs or move assets has no plans to cut jobs or move corporate assets away from the UK following Br
Brexit: British Airways owner IAG claims it won't cut UK jobs or move assets
International Business Times / Posted yesterday
has no plans to cut jobs or move corporate assets away from the UK following Brexit, according to chief executive officer Willie Walsh. Speaking to Bloomberg TV on Tuesday (28 June), Walsh also said that following the Brexit influenced market... Read more
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International Business Times
Brexit: Heathrow boss urges government to back third runway plans claimed that majority of the 150 MPs surveyed believed airport expansion would
Brexit: Heathrow boss urges government to back third runway plans
International Business Times / Posted 2 days ago
claimed that majority of the 150 MPs surveyed believed airport expansion would strengthen UK economyReuters This follows Willie Walsh, chief executive of International Airlines Group (IAG), recently accusing Heathrow of "ripping off" passengers... Read more
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Evening Standard
Heathrow presses expansion case as passengers pour ingain from expansion with the environmental impacts”. Yesterday, Heathrow’s pla
Heathrow presses expansion case as passengers pour in
Evening Standard / Posted 6 days ago
gain from expansion with the environmental impacts”. Yesterday, Heathrow’s plans were branded a “rip off” by IAG boss Willie Walsh. He wants the airport to double its northern runway instead. A decision on expansion is expected later this... Read more
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Zero Hedge
June 23by the Daily Telegraph. (http://bit.ly/28OkFC9) Heathrow's new runway plans ar
June 23
Zero Hedge / Posted 6 days ago
by the Daily Telegraph. (http://bit.ly/28OkFC9) Heathrow's new runway plans are a "rip off", according to airline boss Willie Walsh, and billions could be saved by extending an existing runway instead. (http://bit.ly/28PZ2Fe) Sky News Banks... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Bombardier finally secures much-needed $1bn bailoutin February that the company was cutting 1,080 jobs in Belfast over the next tw
Bombardier finally secures much-needed $1bn bailout
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 6 days ago
in February that the company was cutting 1,080 jobs in Belfast over the next two years. Earlier this month, IAG boss Willie Walsh told the Belfast Telegraph he was having discussions with Bombardier boss Alain Bellemere about buying a number... Read more
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International Business Times
IAG CEO Willie Walsh accuses Heathrow of 'ripping off' passengers with new runway plans Willie Walsh, chief executive of International Airlines Group (IAG) has accused
IAG CEO Willie Walsh accuses Heathrow of 'ripping off' passengers with new runway plans
International Business Times / Posted 7 days ago
Willie Walsh, chief executive of International Airlines Group (IAG) has accused Heathrow of "ripping off" passengers amid new runway plans which he said could cost about £17.6bn (€22.97bn, $26.04bn). He said such a move could make a passenger pay £80... Read more
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Times of Malta
Ryanair boss campaigns for Remain in his own inimitable wayand other issues. It is now lobbying for a clamp down by European authorities
Ryanair boss campaigns for Remain in his own inimitable way
Times of Malta / Posted 7 days ago
and other issues. It is now lobbying for a clamp down by European authorities on repeated air traffic controller strikes. Willie Walsh, head of British Airways owner IAG, has been more cautious about the impact of a Brexit, saying that it would... Read more
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FOX Business
UK Referendum Could Affect European Airline Traffic RightsIrish Aer Lingus and Spanish Iberia and Vueling and which has various code shar
UK Referendum Could Affect European Airline Traffic Rights
FOX Business / Posted 9 days ago
Irish Aer Lingus and Spanish Iberia and Vueling and which has various code share arrangements, has been relaxed. CEO Willie Walsh said he did not expect any material impact. EasyJet, which like other budget carriers does not operate code... Read more
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FOX Business
UK Referendum Could Affect European Airline Traffic RightsIrish Aer Lingus and Spanish Iberia and Vueling and which has various code shar
UK Referendum Could Affect European Airline Traffic Rights
FOX Business / Posted 9 days ago
Irish Aer Lingus and Spanish Iberia and Vueling and which has various code share arrangements, has been relaxed. CEO Willie Walsh said he did not expect any material impact. EasyJet, which like other budget carriers does not operate code... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Bombardier's CSeries plane given regulatory approvalin February that the company was cutting 1,080 jobs in Belfast over the next tw
Bombardier's CSeries plane given regulatory approval
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 12 days ago
in February that the company was cutting 1,080 jobs in Belfast over the next two years. Earlier this month, IAG boss Willie Walsh told the Belfast Telegraph he was having discussions with Bombardier boss Alain Bellemere about buying a number... Read more
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The Irish Times
British business braces for Brexitconcluded that should Britain vote to leave the EU this will not have a materia
British business braces for Brexit
The Irish Times / Posted 13 days ago
concluded that should Britain vote to leave the EU this will not have a material impact on our business,” chief executive Willie Walsh said. “There has been startling dishonesty in the economic debate, with a woeful failure on the part of the... Read more
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eyefortravel.com
Brexit: who in travel has said whatthat an exit will be relatively orderly as regards travel regulation and so on.
Brexit: who in travel has said what
eyefortravel.com / Posted 13 days ago
that an exit will be relatively orderly as regards travel regulation and so on.” Other ‘steady’ views have come from Willie Walsh, the chief executive of International Airlines Group, British Airways’ parent company; he argues it will be... Read more
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The Economic Times
Global aviation honchos to Modi government: Give reforms wingsinterest of the country," he added. The industry is still facing "infrastructu
Global aviation honchos to Modi government: Give reforms wings
The Economic Times / Posted 15 days ago
interest of the country," he added. The industry is still facing "infrastructure, taxation and cost issues" in India, said Willie Walsh, CEO of International Airlines Group, a Spanish-British multinational airline holding group that includes... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Bombardier C Series jets 'could fly to the US and Middle East'smaller airports greater reach to areas outside of continental Europe. It come
Bombardier C Series jets 'could fly to the US and Middle East'
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 15 days ago
smaller airports greater reach to areas outside of continental Europe. It comes after Aer Lingus and British Airways boss Willie Walsh said he was having talks with Bombardier chief executive Alain Bellemare about taking on the C Series. Both... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
the airlines that hate each otherrivals in the 90s @AerLingus,” it tweeted. “We'd have to treble our fares & los
the airlines that hate each other
Daily Telegraph / Posted 22 days ago
rivals in the 90s @AerLingus,” it tweeted. “We'd have to treble our fares & lose 81m customers to be your rival.” Cutting. Willie Walsh, the shy wallflower and former boss of British Airways, bet Sir Richard Branson “a knee in the groin” that... Read more
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Evening Standard
‘No ifs, no buts’: don’t forget your Heathrow pledge, Mr CameronBritish Airways, which now realises that the landing charges required for a thi
‘No ifs, no buts’: don’t forget your Heathrow pledge, Mr Cameron
Evening Standard / Posted 22 days ago
British Airways, which now realises that the landing charges required for a third runway are going to soar by 50 per cent. Willie Walsh, chairman of International Airlines Group, BA’s parent company, has clearly fallen out of love with Heathrow... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
IATA Urges Nigeria to Facilitate Repatriation of Foreign Airlines' Fundsthe verge of terminating operations in the country. We will continue to operate
IATA Urges Nigeria to Facilitate Repatriation of Foreign Airlines' Funds
AllAfrica.com / Posted 23 days ago
the verge of terminating operations in the country. We will continue to operate to Nigeria." IAG Chief Executive Officer Willie Walsh was also quoted as saying last month that " Iberia would stop serving Lagos after the low price of oil caused... Read more
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Shropshire Star
Moves towards 'Single European Sky' sought to foil air traffic control strikes « Shropshire Starbeing forced to fly far off France's west coast to avoid the country's airspace
Moves towards 'Single European Sky' sought to foil air traffic control strikes « Shropshire Star
Shropshire Star / Posted 26 days ago
being forced to fly far off France's west coast to avoid the country's airspace, Mr Duenhaupt added. IAG chief executive Willie Walsh told reporters at Iata's annual general meeting in Dublin that the situation in France is "having a significant... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Moves towards 'Single European Sky' sought to foil air traffic control strikesbeing forced to fly far off France's west coast to avoid the country's airspace
Moves towards 'Single European Sky' sought to foil air traffic control strikes
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 26 days ago
being forced to fly far off France's west coast to avoid the country's airspace, Mr Duenhaupt added. IAG chief executive Willie Walsh told reporters at Iata's annual general meeting in Dublin that the situation in France is "having a significant... Read more
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heraldscotland
Moves towards 'single European sky' sought to foil air traffic control strikesbeing forced to fly far off France's west coast to avoid the country's airspace
Moves towards 'single European sky' sought to foil air traffic control strikes
heraldscotland / Posted 26 days ago
being forced to fly far off France's west coast to avoid the country's airspace, Mr Duenhaupt added. IAG chief executive Willie Walsh told reporters at Iata's annual general meeting in Dublin that the situation in France is "having a significant... Read more
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Hampshire Chronicle
Moves towards 'Single European Sky' sought to foil air traffic control strikesbeing forced to fly far off France's west coast to avoid the country's airspace
Moves towards 'Single European Sky' sought to foil air traffic control strikes
Hampshire Chronicle / Posted 26 days ago
being forced to fly far off France's west coast to avoid the country's airspace, Mr Duenhaupt added. IAG chief executive Willie Walsh told reporters at Iata's annual general meeting in Dublin that the situation in France is "having a significant... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Moves towards 'Single European Sky' sought to foil air traffic control strikesbeing forced to fly far off France's west coast to avoid the country's airspace
Moves towards 'Single European Sky' sought to foil air traffic control strikes
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 26 days ago
being forced to fly far off France's west coast to avoid the country's airspace, Mr Duenhaupt added. IAG chief executive Willie Walsh told reporters at Iata's annual general meeting in Dublin that the situation in France is "having a significant... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Moves towards 'Single European Sky' sought to foil air traffic control strikesbeing forced to fly far off France's west coast to avoid the country's airspace
Moves towards 'Single European Sky' sought to foil air traffic control strikes
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 26 days ago
being forced to fly far off France's west coast to avoid the country's airspace, Mr Duenhaupt added. IAG chief executive Willie Walsh told reporters at Iata's annual general meeting in Dublin that the situation in France is "having a significant... Read more
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Northern Echo
Moves towards 'Single European Sky' sought to foil air traffic control strikesbeing forced to fly far off France's west coast to avoid the country's airspace
Moves towards 'Single European Sky' sought to foil air traffic control strikes
Northern Echo / Posted 26 days ago
being forced to fly far off France's west coast to avoid the country's airspace, Mr Duenhaupt added. IAG chief executive Willie Walsh told reporters at Iata's annual general meeting in Dublin that the situation in France is "having a significant... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
Moves towards 'Single European Sky' sought to foil air traffic control strikesbeing forced to fly far off France's west coast to avoid the country's airspace
Moves towards 'Single European Sky' sought to foil air traffic control strikes
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 26 days ago
being forced to fly far off France's west coast to avoid the country's airspace, Mr Duenhaupt added. IAG chief executive Willie Walsh told reporters at Iata's annual general meeting in Dublin that the situation in France is "having a significant... Read more
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Kingston Guardian
Moves towards 'Single European Sky' sought to foil air traffic control strikesbeing forced to fly far off France's west coast to avoid the country's airspace
Moves towards 'Single European Sky' sought to foil air traffic control strikes
Kingston Guardian / Posted 26 days ago
being forced to fly far off France's west coast to avoid the country's airspace, Mr Duenhaupt added. IAG chief executive Willie Walsh told reporters at Iata's annual general meeting in Dublin that the situation in France is "having a significant... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Moves towards 'Single European Sky' sought to foil air traffic control strikesbeing forced to fly far off France's west coast to avoid the country's airspace
Moves towards 'Single European Sky' sought to foil air traffic control strikes
Oxford Mail / Posted 26 days ago
being forced to fly far off France's west coast to avoid the country's airspace, Mr Duenhaupt added. IAG chief executive Willie Walsh told reporters at Iata's annual general meeting in Dublin that the situation in France is "having a significant... Read more
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Streatham Guardian
Moves towards 'Single European Sky' sought to foil air traffic control strikesbeing forced to fly far off France's west coast to avoid the country's airspace
Moves towards 'Single European Sky' sought to foil air traffic control strikes
Streatham Guardian / Posted 26 days ago
being forced to fly far off France's west coast to avoid the country's airspace, Mr Duenhaupt added. IAG chief executive Willie Walsh told reporters at Iata's annual general meeting in Dublin that the situation in France is "having a significant... Read more
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Bury Times
Moves towards 'Single European Sky' sought to foil air traffic control strikesbeing forced to fly far off France's west coast to avoid the country's airspace
Moves towards 'Single European Sky' sought to foil air traffic control strikes
Bury Times / Posted 26 days ago
being forced to fly far off France's west coast to avoid the country's airspace, Mr Duenhaupt added. IAG chief executive Willie Walsh told reporters at Iata's annual general meeting in Dublin that the situation in France is "having a significant... Read more
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Gazette
Moves towards 'Single European Sky' sought to foil air traffic control strikesbeing forced to fly far off France's west coast to avoid the country's airspace
Moves towards 'Single European Sky' sought to foil air traffic control strikes
Gazette / Posted 26 days ago
being forced to fly far off France's west coast to avoid the country's airspace, Mr Duenhaupt added. IAG chief executive Willie Walsh told reporters at Iata's annual general meeting in Dublin that the situation in France is "having a significant... Read more
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guardian-series
Moves towards 'Single European Sky' sought to foil air traffic control strikesbeing forced to fly far off France's west coast to avoid the country's airspace
Moves towards 'Single European Sky' sought to foil air traffic control strikes
guardian-series / Posted 26 days ago
being forced to fly far off France's west coast to avoid the country's airspace, Mr Duenhaupt added. IAG chief executive Willie Walsh told reporters at Iata's annual general meeting in Dublin that the situation in France is "having a significant... Read more
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Harrow Times
Moves towards 'Single European Sky' sought to foil air traffic control strikesbeing forced to fly far off France's west coast to avoid the country's airspace
Moves towards 'Single European Sky' sought to foil air traffic control strikes
Harrow Times / Posted 26 days ago
being forced to fly far off France's west coast to avoid the country's airspace, Mr Duenhaupt added. IAG chief executive Willie Walsh told reporters at Iata's annual general meeting in Dublin that the situation in France is "having a significant... Read more
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This is West Country
Moves towards 'Single European Sky' sought to foil air traffic control strikesbeing forced to fly far off France's west coast to avoid the country's airspace
Moves towards 'Single European Sky' sought to foil air traffic control strikes
This is West Country / Posted 26 days ago
being forced to fly far off France's west coast to avoid the country's airspace, Mr Duenhaupt added. IAG chief executive Willie Walsh told reporters at Iata's annual general meeting in Dublin that the situation in France is "having a significant... Read more
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Gazette News
Moves towards 'Single European Sky' sought to foil air traffic control strikesbeing forced to fly far off France's west coast to avoid the country's airspace
Moves towards 'Single European Sky' sought to foil air traffic control strikes
Gazette News / Posted 26 days ago
being forced to fly far off France's west coast to avoid the country's airspace, Mr Duenhaupt added. IAG chief executive Willie Walsh told reporters at Iata's annual general meeting in Dublin that the situation in France is "having a significant... Read more
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Bolton News
Moves towards 'Single European Sky' sought to foil air traffic control strikesbeing forced to fly far off France's west coast to avoid the country's airspace
Moves towards 'Single European Sky' sought to foil air traffic control strikes
Bolton News / Posted 26 days ago
being forced to fly far off France's west coast to avoid the country's airspace, Mr Duenhaupt added. IAG chief executive Willie Walsh told reporters at Iata's annual general meeting in Dublin that the situation in France is "having a significant... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
Moves towards 'Single European Sky' sought to foil air traffic control strikesbeing forced to fly far off France's west coast to avoid the country's airspace
Moves towards 'Single European Sky' sought to foil air traffic control strikes
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 26 days ago
being forced to fly far off France's west coast to avoid the country's airspace, Mr Duenhaupt added. IAG chief executive Willie Walsh told reporters at Iata's annual general meeting in Dublin that the situation in France is "having a significant... Read more
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St Albans & Harpenden Review
Moves towards 'Single European Sky' sought to foil air traffic control strikesbeing forced to fly far off France's west coast to avoid the country's airspace
Moves towards 'Single European Sky' sought to foil air traffic control strikes
St Albans & Harpenden Review / Posted 26 days ago
being forced to fly far off France's west coast to avoid the country's airspace, Mr Duenhaupt added. IAG chief executive Willie Walsh told reporters at Iata's annual general meeting in Dublin that the situation in France is "having a significant... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Moves towards 'Single European Sky' sought to foil air traffic control strikesbeing forced to fly far off France's west coast to avoid the country's airspace
Moves towards 'Single European Sky' sought to foil air traffic control strikes
Croydon Guardian / Posted 26 days ago
being forced to fly far off France's west coast to avoid the country's airspace, Mr Duenhaupt added. IAG chief executive Willie Walsh told reporters at Iata's annual general meeting in Dublin that the situation in France is "having a significant... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
British Airways boss Walsh reveals airline in talks with Bombardier to buy C Series jetsbuy C Series jets Exclusive by John Mulgrew Companies and delegates at the In
British Airways boss Walsh reveals airline in talks with Bombardier to buy C Series jets
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 26 days ago
buy C Series jets Exclusive by John Mulgrew Companies and delegates at the International Air Transport Association AGM Willie Walsh says he is having discussions with Bombardier boss Alain Bellemere about buying its C Series passenger... Read more
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The Irish Times
Aer Lingus in talks with Qatar Airways on Doha flightsto Mr Kavanagh, providing more flights to what he called “poorer” airports. The
Aer Lingus in talks with Qatar Airways on Doha flights
The Irish Times / Posted 27 days ago
to Mr Kavanagh, providing more flights to what he called “poorer” airports. The carrier commences services to Hartford, Connecticut, starting in September, and IAG chief executive Willie Walsh has said it’s being courted by other smal... Read more
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The Irish Times
Aer Lingus CEO Stephen Kavanagh: The man who holds the keys at Ireland’s ‘gateway’ carrierwere selling for tens of millions of euro. Opponents believed IAG and its Irish
Aer Lingus CEO Stephen Kavanagh: The man who holds the keys at Ireland’s ‘gateway’ carrier
The Irish Times / Posted 1 months ago
were selling for tens of millions of euro. Opponents believed IAG and its Irish chief executive, Kavanagh’s former boss Willie Walsh, wanted to buy Aer Lingus to snare these assets for the benefit of another group airline British Airways. By... Read more
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