British Prime Minister David Cameron (2R) attends the Leaders Lunch alongside H.R.H. Prince Salman bin Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, Crown Prince of the Kingdom of Bahrain (3L) and H.E. Muhammad Nawaz Sharif, Prime Minister of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan (R) at the 9th World Islamic Economic Forum at ExCel on October 29, 2013 in London, England. (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.