Boeing delivers 747-8 Intercontinental To Lufthansa
Boeing 747 engineer Joe Sutter is interview by a television reporter during a tour of a Boeing 747-8 Intercontinental airliner which was delivered to launch partner Lufthansa at the Boeing factory at Paine Field Airport May 1, 2012 in Everett, Washington. Deutsche Lufthansa AG is the first commercial airline to deploy the new 747-8 Intercontinental and has ordered twenty. (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.