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#Willie Walsh

# willie-walsh - Monday 11 May, 2020

Willie Walsh hopes Boris Johnson will 'clarify the science' behind airline passenger quarantine plans
# Aer Lingus
# Aer Lingus

Willie Walsh hopes Boris Johnson will 'clarify the science' behind airline passenger quarantine plans

May 11th 2020, 1:08 PM 35,474 Views 52 Comments

The International Airlines Group boss was giving evidence to the UK’s Transport Select Committee.

# willie-walsh - Thursday 7 May, 2020

CEO Willie Walsh delays retirement as Covid-19 plunges IAG into €1.68 billion quarterly loss
# Big Hit
# Big Hit

CEO Willie Walsh delays retirement as Covid-19 plunges IAG into €1.68 billion quarterly loss

May 7th 2020, 8:19 AM 23,498 Views 21 Comments

Willie Walsh had been due to step down in June but will remain until September.

# willie-walsh - Thursday 9 January, 2020

Dubliner Willie Walsh is departing British Airways and IAG after 15 years as CEO
# The Boy Done Good
# The Boy Done Good

Dubliner Willie Walsh is departing British Airways and IAG after 15 years as CEO

Jan 9th 2020, 9:09 AM 33,923 Views 28 Comments

The former pilot left the top job in Aer Lingus to join British Airways.

# willie-walsh - Friday 2 June, 2017

British Airways bank holiday chaos likely caused by 'human error'
# Don't Press This Button
# Don't Press This Button

British Airways bank holiday chaos likely caused by 'human error'

Jun 2nd 2017, 1:00 PM 13,437 Views 14 Comments

The meltdown, which saw 75,000 passengers stranded, was at first suspected to be the result of a cyber attack.

# willie-walsh - Wednesday 21 October, 2015

Aer Lingus has unveiled its biggest transatlantic expansion in 50 years
# We Love La
# We Love La

Aer Lingus has unveiled its biggest transatlantic expansion in 50 years

Oct 21st 2015, 11:20 PM 44,043 Views 81 Comments

It’s launching direct flights to Los Angles and other destinations.

# willie-walsh - Wednesday 27 May, 2015

Irish Bishop says Yes result "increased the sum of human happiness"
# Willie Walsh
# Willie Walsh

Irish Bishop says Yes result "increased the sum of human happiness"

May 27th 2015, 3:30 PM 23,626 Views 108 Comments

“I think that you could hardly look at the celebrations in Dublin without in some way saying it had increased the sum of human happiness.”

How Willie wooed the government on Aer Lingus - and what happens next
# The Saga Continues
# The Saga Continues

How Willie wooed the government on Aer Lingus - and what happens next

May 27th 2015, 1:59 PM 12,278 Views 94 Comments

IAG has crossed one hurdle, but there is still another big one to come.

# willie-walsh - Tuesday 26 May, 2015

After four long months, the government is set to FINALLY sell its stake in Aer Lingus
# Sold
# Sold

After four long months, the government is set to FINALLY sell its stake in Aer Lingus

May 26th 2015, 10:49 PM 33,786 Views 226 Comments

Transport minister Paschal Donohoe officially announced the sale’s approval at a press conference this evening.

# willie-walsh - Thursday 2 April, 2015

'Why does everyone think Aer Lingus is a basket case that we've got to sell?'
# Sell Sell Sell
# Sell Sell Sell

'Why does everyone think Aer Lingus is a basket case that we've got to sell?'

Apr 2nd 2015, 1:55 PM 21,103 Views 58 Comments

Timmy Dooley says “slick PR” has created an inevitability about the Aer Lingus sale.

# willie-walsh - Saturday 7 March, 2015

How big is the average penis? That, and more, in the week in numbers
# Prime Numbers
# Prime Numbers

How big is the average penis? That, and more, in the week in numbers

Mar 7th 2015, 7:00 PM 29,231 Views 20 Comments

Plus: How much did Willie Walsh earn last year?

# willie-walsh - Thursday 5 March, 2015

Willie Walsh is earning a massive €7.9 million a year with IAG
# Expensive Willie
# Expensive Willie

Willie Walsh is earning a massive €7.9 million a year with IAG

Mar 5th 2015, 7:11 PM 14,319 Views 67 Comments

The airline group’s chief executive has seen his salary increase by 500% since 2012

# willie-walsh - Sunday 1 March, 2015

The 9 at 9: Sunday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Mar 1st 2015, 8:42 AM 8,118 Views 4 Comments

Morning… Here’s everything you need to know as we head into Sunday.

# willie-walsh - Monday 23 February, 2015

The potential sale of Aer Lingus is 'high stakes, very serious and difficult'
# Turbulence
# Turbulence

The potential sale of Aer Lingus is 'high stakes, very serious and difficult'

Feb 23rd 2015, 4:20 PM 10,072 Views 33 Comments

Ministers remain tight-lipped about the proposed sale of the government’s 25 per cent stake in the airline.

# willie-walsh - Thursday 12 February, 2015

IAG boss Willie Walsh has offered a 'cast-iron guarantee' on Aer Lingus' Heathrow slots*
# Big Willie Style
# Big Willie Style

IAG boss Willie Walsh has offered a 'cast-iron guarantee' on Aer Lingus' Heathrow slots*

Feb 12th 2015, 5:05 PM 21,530 Views 69 Comments

*For five years, anyway.

Today’s top stories in 6 seconds
# Lunch Fix
# Lunch Fix

Today’s top stories in 6 seconds

Feb 12th 2015, 12:57 PM 6,016 Views 2 Comments

Don’t have time to catch up with EVERYTHING? Here’s the top stories.

# willie-walsh - Monday 2 February, 2015

The three promises IAG has made to the Irish government about Aer Lingus
# Legally Binding
# Legally Binding

The three promises IAG has made to the Irish government about Aer Lingus

Feb 2nd 2015, 10:46 PM 20,110 Views 76 Comments

The company said it would make legally binding commmitments.

# willie-walsh - Monday 26 January, 2015

Poll: Would you support the sale of Aer Lingus?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Would you support the sale of Aer Lingus?

Jan 26th 2015, 9:35 AM 24,032 Views 87 Comments

Should the State have a stake in the national carrier?

# willie-walsh - Sunday 25 January, 2015

The Government is willing to consider offers for Aer Lingus
# Family Silver
# Family Silver

The Government is willing to consider offers for Aer Lingus

Jan 25th 2015, 7:55 PM 21,624 Views 151 Comments

Paschal Donohoe says Ireland’s connectivity is just as important as the price though.

# willie-walsh - Thursday 18 December, 2014

Aer Lingus rejects takeover offer from the owner of British Airways
# The British Aren't Coming
# The British Aren't Coming

Aer Lingus rejects takeover offer from the owner of British Airways

Dec 18th 2014, 7:01 PM 9,103 Views 52 Comments

The Irish carrier isn’t happy with their valuation.

# willie-walsh - Monday 26 August, 2013

'Every hour counts' for UN chemical arms probe
# Syria
# Syria

'Every hour counts' for UN chemical arms probe

Aug 26th 2013, 7:22 AM 3,611 Views 33 Comments

Meanwhile, Bashar al-Assed has said claims that his regime used chemical weapons were an “insult to common sense”.

# willie-walsh - Thursday 9 February, 2012

What next in English football's soap opera?
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From The42
# Laters

What next in English football's soap opera?

Feb 9th 2012, 9:31 AM 390 Views 2 Comments

Capello’s employers stripped John Terry of the England captaincy over racism charges without consulting the Itlaian — and now finds itself seeking a new manager.

# willie-walsh - Thursday 28 October, 2010

BA chief to see wages take off after Iberia merger
# Willie Walsh
# Willie Walsh

BA chief to see wages take off after Iberia merger

Oct 28th 2010, 10:30 AM 259 Views 0 Comments

Former Aer Lingus head Willie Walsh will get a 12% pay rise once the tie-up is completed.