European Business Aviation Convention and Exhibition held in Geneva
Business jet models are displayed at the Dassault booth on May 14, 2012 at the European Business Aviation Convention and Exhibition (EBACE) in Geneva. Major business jet makers expect another tough year for the business aviation market as it weathers a slow pick up after the economic crisis. (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.