Willie Walsh retires from IAG
IAG chief takes his delayed retirement, as former Iberia boss takes over amid shareholder revolt over Walsh’s pay
IAG Chief Threatens Legal Action Over Quarantine Rules
Willie Walsh, the chief executive of British Airways’ parent IAG, has said the group is considering taking legal action over the government’s mandatory quarantine for passengers arriving into the UK.
Aviation Industry Blasts Quarantine Plans Ahead of Launch Next Week
The home secretary, Priti Patel has confirmed to MPs that the government’s 14-day quarantine plans will come into force on Monday (June 8) as planned. Speaking in the Commons this afternoon, Patel said that the country is “now more vulnerable to infections being brought in from abroad”.
IATA: Two Thirds of Travellers Won’t Fly with Quarantine Rules
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is urging governments to find alternatives to arrival quarantine measures, after a survey it conducted found that 69% of travellers would not consider flying if it involved a 14-day isolation period.
Willie Walsh: UK Quarantine Raises Relaunch Doubts
The chief executive of British Airways’ parent group IAG has said the company will need to review its plans to relaunch flights after the British prime minister Boris Johnson revealed proposals to implement a 14-day quarantine period for passengers arriving into the UK by air.
Coronavirus: Willie Walsh Warns of Further Cuts
The owner of British Airways has warned that further group wide restructuring will be “essential” for its survival and that it could take up to three years for passenger demand to return to normal.
Flybe Saved from Brink of Collapse
THE UK’S largest regional airline, Flybe, has been saved from administration following government intervention.