A general view of the 9th hole on the Montgomerie Course in Dubai. Designed by former European number one golfer Colin Mongomerie, it combines the design traditions of truly great Scottish links courses. Surrounded by the palatial homes of the affluent Emirates Hills community, the Championship course covers more than 200 acres and features 14 lakes and 81 bunkers. (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.