Iranian President Ahmadinejad meets Syrian Prime Minister
Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad (R) greets Syrian Prime Minister Wael al-Halaqi (L) prior to a meeting in Tehran on January 15, 2013. Fars news agency said the two sides will discuss 'expansion of bilateral relations and Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's three-step plan' for the political future, presented on January 6. (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.