Thursday June 4, 2020

IAG's Walsh confident of Boeing 737 Max safety

"I’ve flown the 737 Max in a simulator. Based on my experience as a former pilot, I have no concerns.”

Ian Guider

Markets Editor

3rd November, 2019
Willie Walsh, chief executive of the parent company of Aer Lingus: ‘I have no safety issues about Boeing and Airbus’ Bloomberg

Willie Walsh, the chief executive of the parent company of Aer Lingus, has said he has no concerns about the safety of Boeing planes.

Walsh said IAG (the parent of Aer Lingus, British Airways and Iberia) met in recent months with Boeing and that he had even tested the 737 Max jet, which is at the centre of the current safety controversy, in a flight simulator. He said based on his experience as a pilot,...

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