Luis Gallego

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Irish man Willie Walsh, who is set to take over as head of the International Air Transport Association. Photograph: Clodagh Kilcoyne/Reuters

Willie Walsh has been appointed the next head of the International Air Transport Association, a position that will involve the former British Airways(...)

IAG  said the total operating loss for the quarter was €1.9bn, including exceptional items relating to fuel hedges and restructuring costs at Aer Lingus and British Airways. Photograph: Alan Betson

Aer Lingus and British Airways owner IAG’s new chief executive Luis Gallego has warned he may have to strip even more costs from the business as a sec(...)

Critics of the government decision to sell its shares in Aer Lingus to IAG have recently re-emerged. By appearing to prioritise British Airways, IAG  may have unwittingly given them extra ammunition

Seán Doyle is taking the helm at British Airways after less than two years as chief executive of Aer Lingus in a shake-up announced by Luis Gallego, h(...)

Seán Doyle takes over at BA as it is seeking to cut its workforce by 13,000 to combat the impact of Covid-19.  Photograph: Naoise Culhane

Aer Lingus chief executive Seán Doyle is taking the helm at British Airways in a management shake-up at both carriers’ owner, International Airlines G(...)

Willie Walsh has just retired as chief executive of International Airlines’ Group (IAG), owner of Aer Lingus, British Airways and Spain’s Iberia and Vueling.

Air travel is never going to go back to the way it was before Covid-19, one of the industry’s leading figures, Irishman Willie Walsh, predicted on Tue(...)

IAG, which also owns British Airways, Iberia and Vueling airlines, is launching the rights issue under new chief executive Luis Gallego. Photograph: Tom Honan

Aer Lingus owner IAG launched a heavily discounted rights issue on Thursday to raise €2.74 billion to help strengthen its finances, which have been sq(...)

Aer Lingus-owner IAG said it believes it will be 2023 before it passenger numbers recover from the Covid-19 crisis. Photograph: Alan Betson

Aer Lingus will on Friday give unions more details of planned cuts that some speculate could lead to 900 job losses. The carrier’s owner, Internation(...)

The state-owned Qatar Airways is one of the biggest airline groups in the Middle East. Photograph: iStock

Qatar Airways has bought a $600 million (€555.5m) stake in Aer Lingus and British Airways-owner IAG to increase its holding to 25.1 per cent, advancin(...)

Willie Walsh, outgoing chief executive of IAG. He was dubbed a miracle worker for pulling Aer Lingus back from the brink after he took charge  weeks after the September 11th, 2011, attacks. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Four years’ ago, as Willie Walsh stared at his 55th birthday, the age at which he once planned to retire, the former pilot gave himself a bit more tim(...)

A graduate in aeronautical engineering and business management, Luis Gallego began his career training officers in the Spanish air force before moving into senior positions in the country’s airline industry

Iberia boss Luis Gallego’s promotion to succeed Willie Walsh as chief executive of IAG elevates a company insider who has run the Spanish flag carrier(...)

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