The New York Stock Exchange is viewed on July 31, 2013 in New York City. The Federal Reserve concluded a two-day meeting Wednesday and announced no major changes following the meeting of its policy-making committee. Stocks improved modestly after the afternoon announcement. (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.