The week that was

Notable moments from the week in business

13th October, 2019
The week that was
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International Airlines Group, which owns British Airways, Aer Lingus and Iberia, became the first airline group to commit to net-zero carbon flying by 2050. The company, headed by Willie Walsh (below), aims to spend €3 million a year on offsetting its carbon emissions, but expects this to increase as charges for carbon rise. Walsh said flying could become “socially unacceptable” if it did not cut emissions, but added that it should not return to being...

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