Panos Panay, Microsoft's VP of Surface, introduces a second generation of Surface tablets on September 23, 2013 in New York City. The new Surface family includes two products, Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2. Improvements on the tablets include better battery life, faster processors and Dolby Digital sound. The new devices will be in stores on Oct. 22. (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.