Willie Walsh

Willie Walsh, the top of British Airways proprietor IAG, has backed the BA boss in his first interview for the reason that IT fiasco that grounded flights final weekend.

He mentioned Alex Cruz, the British Airways chief government, had accomplished an important job.

Mr Walsh mentioned he doubted anybody may have managed the problem higher and that Mr Cruz did properly to get planes again within the air as rapidly as he did.

The IAG boss once more apologised for the outage.

Saturday’s IT meltdown grounded lots of of flights and disrupted the journey plans of tens of 1000’s of passengers world wide.

Mr Walsh mentioned it was unfair to attempt to blame Mr Cruz as a result of the issue was not of his making.

The IAG boss mentioned the corporate knew occurred however was nonetheless investigating the trigger, which might “take a while”.