Iberia strike puts Willie Walsh back in familiar territory

Willie Walsh is back in familiar territory - facing down striking staff at IAG’s Spanish unit Iberia.

18th February, 2013
Willie Walch has previously won stand-offs with trade unions at both British Airways and Aer Lingus.

Willie Walsh is back in familiar territory - facing down striking staff at IAG’s Spanish unit Iberia.

The Dublin born boss of IAG, which owns both British Airways and Iberia, has previously won stand-offs with trade unions at both British Airways and Aer Lingus, where he was chief executive between 2001 and 2005.

This time out Iberia has cut almost 40 per cent of its scheduled timetable as 18,500 staff began the carrier’s biggest-ever strike....

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