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Saturday 10 June 2023 Dublin: 14°C

# Willie Walsh

All time
# Aer Lingus
Willie Walsh hopes Boris Johnson will 'clarify the science' behind airline passenger quarantine plans
The International Airlines Group boss was giving evidence to the UK’s Transport Select Committee.
# Big hit
CEO Willie Walsh delays retirement as Covid-19 plunges IAG into €1.68 billion quarterly loss
Willie Walsh had been due to step down in June but will remain until September.
# The boy done good
Dubliner Willie Walsh is departing British Airways and IAG after 15 years as CEO
The former pilot left the top job in Aer Lingus to join British Airways.
# don't press this button
British Airways bank holiday chaos likely caused by 'human error'
The meltdown, which saw 75,000 passengers stranded, was at first suspected to be the result of a cyber attack.
# we love la
Aer Lingus has unveiled its biggest transatlantic expansion in 50 years
It’s launching direct flights to Los Angles and other destinations.
# Willie Walsh
Irish Bishop says Yes result "increased the sum of human happiness"
“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.”
# the saga continues
How Willie wooed the government on Aer Lingus - and what happens next
IAG has crossed one hurdle, but there is still another big one to come.
# Sold
After four long months, the government is set to FINALLY sell its stake in Aer Lingus
Transport minister Paschal Donohoe officially announced the sale’s approval at a press conference this evening.
# Sell Sell Sell
'Why does everyone think Aer Lingus is a basket case that we've got to sell?'
Timmy Dooley says “slick PR” has created an inevitability about the Aer Lingus sale.
# Prime Numbers
How big is the average penis? That, and more, in the week in numbers
Plus: How much did Willie Walsh earn last year?
# expensive willie
Willie Walsh is earning a massive €7.9 million a year with IAG
The airline group’s chief executive has seen his salary increase by 500% since 2012
# Turbulence
The potential sale of Aer Lingus is 'high stakes, very serious and difficult'
Ministers remain tight-lipped about the proposed sale of the government’s 25 per cent stake in the airline.
# Big Willie Style
IAG boss Willie Walsh has offered a 'cast-iron guarantee' on Aer Lingus' Heathrow slots*
*For five years, anyway.
# Lunch Fix
Today’s top stories in 6 seconds
Don’t have time to catch up with EVERYTHING? Here’s the top stories.
# Legally Binding
The three promises IAG has made to the Irish government about Aer Lingus
The company said it would make legally binding commmitments.
# Your Say
Poll: Would you support the sale of Aer Lingus?
Should the State have a stake in the national carrier?
# Family Silver
The Government is willing to consider offers for Aer Lingus
Paschal Donohoe says Ireland’s connectivity is just as important as the price though.
# the british aren't coming
Aer Lingus rejects takeover offer from the owner of British Airways
The Irish carrier isn’t happy with their valuation.
# Syria
'Every hour counts' for UN chemical arms probe
Meanwhile, Bashar al-Assed has said claims that his regime used chemical weapons were an “insult to common sense”.
# laters
What next in English football's soap opera?
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
BA chief to see wages take off after Iberia merger
Former Aer Lingus head Willie Walsh will get a 12% pay rise once the tie-up is completed.