Arab leaders attend Arab Economic, Social and Development Summit
United Arab Emirates' Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum looks on at the start of the third Arab Economic, Social and Development Summit, on January 21, 2013 in Riyadh. Saudi Arabia is hosting the two day summit aimed at re-launching regional cooperation in the face of economic challenges which were at the root of the Arab Spring uprisings. (AFP/Getty Images)
Willie Walsh has always been one of the most outspoken chief executives in the aviation industry but now having steered British Airways and Iberia back into the black, the Irishman is proving there is metal behind his words.