Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas meets Pope Benedict XVI
In this handout image supplied the office of the Palestinian President, President Mahmoud Abbas meets with Pope Benedict XVI in the Vatican on December 17, 2012 in Rome, Italy. Abbas was quoted saying he was 'very worried' by the killing of Palestinians in the Yarmouk refugee camp near Damascus, Syria. (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.