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Willie Walsh, International Airlines Group's chief executive, says the company would consider investing in Japan Airlines when it returns to the stock market.

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British Airways CEO: Business is betterupdated: Fri Oct 29 2010 20:54:00

CNN's Richard Quest asks British Airways' CEO about the airline's first half profit and view on the economic recovery.

British Airways 'back in the game' after profit reboundupdated: Fri Oct 29 2010 20:54:00

The chief executive of British Airways declared the airline is "back in the game" Friday after returning to profit after two years of record losses.

This week on Marketplace Middle Eastupdated: Fri Sep 10 2010 10:28:00

In Focus -- Lebanon's Burgeoning Export

British Airways' India partnershipupdated: Mon Sep 06 2010 05:14:00

CNN's Mallika Kapur talks to British Airways CEO Willie Walsh about the airline's association with Kingfisher in India.

BA posts pre-tax loss of $256.5 millionupdated: Fri Jul 30 2010 04:33:00

British Airways on Friday announced a pre-tax loss of 164 million pounds ($256.5 million) for the three months ending June 30.

EU green light for BA-Iberian mergerupdated: Wed Jul 14 2010 08:34:00

Brussels competition officials have formally cleared the global tie-up between British Airways, American Airlines and Spain's Iberia as well as giving a green light to the merger between BA and Iberia, saying it would not significantly impede competition in Europe.

EU approves BA-Iberia mergerupdated: Wed Jul 14 2010 07:23:00

The European Union approved British Airways' merger with Spanish airline Iberia on Wednesday, clearing an important hurdle for the two companies.

Second BA strike looms after talks failupdated: Sat May 29 2010 04:41:00

A second five-day strike by British Airways cabin crew members was set to start Sunday after talks between the union and the airline failed, mediators said.

BA, union to hold strike talksupdated: Fri May 28 2010 04:53:00

British Airways and the union representing its cabin crews will hold talks Friday morning ahead of two planned strikes in coming weeks, a spokeswoman for the group mediating the talks said.

BA cabin crew begins strike after talks failupdated: Mon May 24 2010 03:57:00

British Airways cabin crews began a five-day strike Monday after talks with the airline over pay and working conditions failed over the weekend.

BA CEO on record lossupdated: Sun May 23 2010 22:04:00

British Airways CEO Willie Walsh on the possibility a deal could be done to halt next week's planned walkout.

Tweets, protests derail BA strike talksupdated: Sun May 23 2010 22:04:00

British Airways cabin crew are now on strike, Unite union spokeswoman Pauline Doyle told CNN, after BA and union officials failed to reach a deal Sunday.

BA announces record lossesupdated: Fri May 21 2010 15:21:00

British Airways on Friday announced a record annual pretax loss of $765 million, the biggest loss since the airline was privatized in 1987.

BA vows to fly during strikeupdated: Thu May 13 2010 08:59:00

British Airways said Thursday it plans to fly more than 70 percent of its customers during the first of four planned strikes starting next week.

Air safety officials defend ash cloud flight banupdated: Wed Apr 21 2010 21:19:00

Aviation safety officials in Europe have defended the decision to close parts of the continent's airspace for six days in the face of claims by the airline industry that the shutdown was unnecessary.

BA chief hails serviceupdated: Mon Mar 29 2010 03:30:00

British Airways CEO Willie Walsh tells CNN the airline has coped well during the strike.

British Airways chief satisfied with service despite strikeupdated: Mon Mar 29 2010 03:30:00

British Airways was able to get three out of four planes to their destination this weekend despite the ongoing strike by cabin crew, the airline's CEO, Willie Walsh, said Sunday.

BA 'disappointed' with unionupdated: Wed Mar 24 2010 09:37:00

British Airways Chief Executive Willie Walsh says he "deeply regrets" the inconvenience any strike will cause.

Union urges British Airways board to intervene in strikeupdated: Sun Mar 21 2010 10:11:00

The head of the union which has called a strike of British Airways cabin crew said Sunday he was appealing to the airline's board of directors to reopen talks to prevent further stoppages as the industrial action entered its second day.

BA operates about half of its flights amid strikeupdated: Sat Mar 20 2010 22:07:00

British Airways was operating roughly half its flights Saturday despite a planned three-day strike by cabin crew that started at midnight Friday.

British Airways will flyupdated: Sat Mar 20 2010 22:07:00

Travel editor Simon Calder tells CNN's Richard Quest how British Airways will operate during a strike.

British Airways defiant as strike threatens Christmas chaosupdated: Tue Dec 15 2009 14:31:00

British Airways is offering to let customers rebook flights at no charge if they are affected by a cabin crew strike announced this week, but the airline is not offering refunds unless flights are actually scrapped, it said Tuesday.

Travelers face chaos as BA crews vote to strikeupdated: Mon Dec 14 2009 15:05:00

British Airways passengers face the prospect of holiday season chaos after cabin crew voted to strike for almost two weeks over Christmas and New Year in protest over cost-cutting measures introduced by the airline.

Walsh on BA-Iberia mergerupdated: Fri Nov 13 2009 10:51:00

British Airways CEO discusses the merger with Iberia, including BA's deficit, merging personnel and lessons learned.

British Airways, Iberia move closer to mergerupdated: Fri Nov 13 2009 10:51:00

British Airways and Iberia announced late Thursday that they have agreed the basis for a proposed merger between the two airlines which is expected to be completed in late 2010.

BA reports record loss as strike loomsupdated: Fri Nov 06 2009 09:56:00

British Airways reported a record pre-tax loss Friday of more than $485 million, another setback for the airline as it faces the threat of strikes over the Christmas period.

BA CEO on financial resultsupdated: Fri Nov 06 2009 09:56:00

British Airways CEO, Willie Walsh talks about the airline's performance during the most difficult period in airline history.

Airline industry plans to halve carbon emissionsupdated: Tue Sep 22 2009 08:50:00

The global aviation industry has agreed to cut its net carbon emissions to half 2005 levels by 2050 under a plan to be set out on Tuesday by British Airways chief, Willie Walsh.

British Airways posts $245M quarterly lossupdated: Fri Jul 31 2009 09:10:00

British Airways reported a pre-tax loss Friday of $245 million in the three months till the end of June, contributing to an already-tough year for the troubled airline.

British Airways seeks emergency fundingupdated: Fri Jul 17 2009 05:38:00

Troubled British Airways plans to raise nearly a billion dollars of emergency cash funding as it tries to survive the current economic downturn, the airline said Friday.

CNNMoney: British Air: Some agree to work for freeupdated: Thu Jun 25 2009 14:01:00

More than 1 in 6 British Airways staff have agreed to work for free, take unpaid leave or work part-time, the airline said Thursday after the announcement of cost-cutting measures last week.

Thousands of BA staff agree to pay cutupdated: Thu Jun 25 2009 12:06:00

More than 1 in 6 British Airways staff have agreed to work for free, take unpaid leave or work part-time, the airline said Thursday after the announcement of cost-cutting measures last week.

BA pilots offered shares for pay cutupdated: Thu Jun 18 2009 10:54:00

British Airways pilots are being urged to accept a deal under which they will receive shares in the struggling company in return for a pay cut, their union said Thursday.

British Airways asks staff to work unpaid for up to a monthupdated: Wed Jun 17 2009 09:37:00

British Airways is asking thousands of its staff to work for free for up to four weeks, spokeswoman Kirsten Millard said Tuesday.

CNNMoney: British Airways asks staff to work for freeupdated: Tue Jun 16 2009 15:17:00

British Airways is asking thousands of its staff to work for free for up to four weeks, spokeswoman Kirsten Millard said Tuesday.

Virgin Atlantic bucks trend with profit jumpupdated: Tue May 26 2009 08:24:00

Virgin Atlantic reported a sharp rise in profits Tuesday, bucking the trend seen by other airlines.

Virgin Atlantic makes profitupdated: Tue May 26 2009 08:24:00

Virgin Atlantic CEO Steve Ridgway tells CNN's Andrew Stevens how the airline managed to make an annual profit.

BA chief on airline lossupdated: Fri May 22 2009 07:47:00

BA CEO Willie Walsh tells CNN's Richard Quest he sees no sign of recovery in the airline industry as the carrier posts annual loss.

BA: 'Absolutely no signs of recovery' in airline industryupdated: Fri May 22 2009 07:47:00

British Airways posted the airline's worst annual loss since its privatization in 1987 as its chief executive declared there were "absolutely no signs of recovery" in the industry.

BA posts loss, blames weak economyupdated: Fri Feb 06 2009 09:18:00

British Airways plunged into the red in its third quarter, posting a pre-tax loss of £70 million ($102.4 million) for the nine months ending December 31.

Protesters buy up land for Heathrow runwayupdated: Wed Jan 14 2009 09:49:00

Environmental campaigners say they have dealt a blow to the proposed expansion of London's Heathrow Airport by buying up land earmarked for the construction of a controversial third runway.

Big losses for British Airwaysupdated: Fri Nov 07 2008 07:15:00

CNN's Jim Boulden talks with British Airways CEO Willie Walsh about the latest profit results.

September's show: traveling with a conscienceupdated: Thu Sep 11 2008 09:30:00

This month we examine the ethics of travel and charity. Business travelers cross continents and see cities more than most; their stays may be brief, but the business traveler still gets a sense of the core culture of the countries they visit. BA, American and Iberia Sign Dealupdated: Thu Aug 14 2008 14:00:00

British Airways PLC, American Airlines and Spain's Iberia SA said Thursday they have signed a revenue-sharing deal that -- if approved by regulators -- will see the trio set prices together and share seat capacity on trans-Atlantic flights

BA-Iberia talksupdated: Tue Aug 05 2008 03:22:00

European carriers British Airways and Iberia are in talks to merge. CNN's Jim Boulden reports. BA and Iberia Hold Merger Talksupdated: Tue Jul 29 2008 08:55:00

British Airways PLC and Spain's Iberia SA said they are in talks over a potential all-share combination

No bonus for British Airways CEO?updated: Fri May 16 2008 09:51:00

CNN's Jim Boulden talks with British Airways CEO Willie Walsh about why he waived his rights to a bonus.

Is BA's apology enough?updated: Fri May 09 2008 07:38:00

Journalist Robert Miller discusses whether or not British Airways' boss Willie Walsh should resign.

Heathrow hassle continues for third dayupdated: Sat Mar 29 2008 08:44:00

Travelers are enduring a third day of problems at Heathrow Airport's new Terminal Five, with British Airways again reporting flight cancellations -- just days after the state-of-the-art building opened for business.

British Airways: Heathrow chaos not our 'finest hour' updated: Fri Mar 28 2008 22:05:00

British Airways officials say flight cancellations may extend into Saturday as delays and baggage problems continued to plague Heathrow Airport's Terminal Five.

What caused 777 crash landing?updated: Fri Jan 18 2008 09:10:00

What caused a Boeing 777, one of the world's most reliable jet planes, to drop from the skies over London Thursday and come within seconds of disaster?

Heathrow crash landingupdated: Thu Jan 17 2008 17:01:00

The crew is praised after a British Airways plane lands hard at London's Heathrow airport with no fatalities.

Heathrow crash plane 'just dropped'updated: Thu Jan 17 2008 17:01:00

Air crash investigators are trying to work out why a Boeing 777 landed short of the runway at London Heathrow airport, skidding on grass and ripping apart sections of the aircraft.

Heathrow's third runway: the battle beginsupdated: Fri Nov 23 2007 09:22:00

On the one side is business, the economy and growth. On the other is the environment, a village and thousands of local residents. Now that the British government has published consultation this week for a third runway and sixth terminal at London Heathrow Airport, the debate can begin.

Heathrow expansionupdated: Fri Nov 23 2007 09:22:00

The CEOs of British Airways and Virgin Atlantic join CNN to discuss the need for expansion at London's Heathrow Airport.

Why BA went with Airbus A380supdated: Fri Sep 28 2007 00:38:00

British Airways CEO Willie Walsh discusses the significance of British Airways biggest order in nine years.

BA slapped with fineupdated: Fri Aug 03 2007 04:32:00

BA slapped with fine British Airways Charged Stiff Finesupdated: Wed Aug 01 2007 12:00:00

Price-fixing penalties are latest in a series of woes for the carrier, which has already faced staff shortages and a major strike

CNNMoney: Airlines to pay $300M fine in price probeupdated: Wed Aug 01 2007 02:36:00

British Airways and Korean Air have agreed to plead guilty and pay separate $300 million criminal fines for their roles in conspiracies to fix the prices of passenger and cargo flights, the Justice Department said Wednesday.

BA to run 'full flying program'updated: Tue Jan 30 2007 03:39:00

British Airways says it expects to run a "full flying program" from London on Tuesday after an eleventh-hour deal averted a planned two-day strike by cabin crew.

Terror plot: Internet cafes raidedupdated: Sun Aug 13 2006 05:57:00

British police confirmed they had raided a series of Internet cafes in their investigation into an alleged plot to blow up as many as 10 trans-Atlantic aircraft.

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